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Recall 90V026000

Recall 90V026000

Electrical & Lights, March 9, 1990
Affected Cars

Mercury

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 9, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V026000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 72

Summary: BATTERY TO STARTER CABLES ARE LONGER THAN SPECIFIED; EXCESSIVE CABLE LENGTH COULD CONTACT ENGINE DAMPER PULLEY.

Consequence: CABLE PROTECTIVE COVERING AND INSULATION COULD WEAR THROUGH AND CAUSE A DIRECT SHORT TO GROUND, RESULTING IN OVERHEATING OF THE CABLE INSULATION AND POSSIBLY A UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Remedy: REPLACE BATTERY TO STARTER CABLE WITH CORRECT LENGTH CABLE.

Notes: SYSTEM: BATTERY TO STARTER CABLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH 3.8 LITER ENGINES.

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