Recall 90V026000

Recall 90V026000

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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