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Lincoln recall 96V231000

Recall 96V231000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Lincoln Town Car 1997

Body, Interior & Misc.
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V231000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 742

Summary: TWO BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE DRIVER AIR BAG TO THE STEERING WHEEL WERE NOT INSTALLED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL COLLISION, THE AIR BAG MODULE WOULD STAY IN POSITION DURING DEPLOYMENT. HOWEVER, THE MODULE COULD LEAVE THE STEERING WHEEL CAVITY FOLLOWING AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND INSTALL ANY BOLTS THAT ARE MISSING.

Notes: NO OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE PERFORMED ON THIS CAMPAIGN SINCE THE VEHICLES ARE STILL IN TRANSIT TO DEALERS OR ARE BEING HELD AT DEALERSHIPS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration