» »

Car Recalls

Lincoln recall 03V144000

Recall 03V144000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Lincoln Continental 1999, 2000

Body, Interior & Misc., March 31, 2003
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V144000

NHTSA Action Number: EA01012

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 43459

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COULD DEPLOY AS A RESULT OF UNDERBODY IMPACTS NEAR THE SENSORS, SUCH AS THOSE OCCURRING FROM PIECES OF GRAVEL OR DEBRIS THROWN FROM THE WHEELS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED AT MODERATE TO HIGH SPEED OR BEING ACCELERATED.

Consequence:

Remedy: DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE AIR BAG SENSORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 2003. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-4140.

Notes: FORD CAMPAIGN NO. 03G01.THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT.THE COMPANY HAS INFORMED NHTSA THAT IT WILL PROVIDE THE MODIFICATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE FREE OF CHARGE.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration