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Recall 93V057000

Recall 93V057000

Electrical & Lights, June 25, 1993
Affected Cars

Mercury

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: June 25, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 93V057000

NHTSA Action Number: EA93007

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 91,000

Summary: THE ROLL PINS SECURING THE IGNITION LOCK IN THE STEERING COLUMN HOUSING CAN SEPARATE OR MOVE OUT OF POSITION.

Consequence: THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER MAY DISENGAGE FROM THESTEERING COLUMN HOUSING WHICH COULD CAUSE THE STEERING COLUMN TO LOCK UP,RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: IF ONE OR BOTH OF THE ROLL PINS ARE MISSING OR NOT FULLY INSERTED, THE IGNITION LOCK HOUSING WILL BE REPLACED, ALONG WITH THE DOOR-LOCKS AND THE LIFTGATE OR DECK-LID LOCKS SO THAT KEY COMPATIBILITY IS MAINTAINED. IF BOTH PINS ARE PRESENT AND FULLY INSERTED, A PLASTIC SNAP-ON SLEEVE WILL BE INSTALLED AS A PRECAUTION TO PREVENT THE ROLL PINS FROM COMING OUT.

Notes: SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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