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Ford Contour Recall 95E006002

Body, Interior & Misc., February 10, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 10, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,600
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95E006002
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary
THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG HAS AN INFLATOR BODY THAT CRACKED DURING FORMING OF THE CURL THAT RETAINS THE IGNITER PLUG IN THE END OF THE INFLATOR. ALSO THE IGNITER END CAP CAN SEPARATE FROM THE INFLATOR.
Consequence
THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MAY NOT INFLATE PROPERLY RESULTING IN REDUCED OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT. IF THE IGNITER END CAP SEPARATES IN A FRONTAL COLLISION, HOT GASES CAN BE RELEASED AND IGNITE FLAMMABLE MATERIAL OR CAUSE BURN INJURIES.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND REPLACE THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MODULE.
Notes
SYSTEM: INTERIOR; PASSIVE RESTRAINTS; AIR BAG; PASSENGER. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG IN PASSENGER CARS, VANS ANDMULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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