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Ford Crown Victoria Recall 90E043001

Body, Interior & Misc., November 5, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 5, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
172,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90E043001
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary
THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.
Consequence
INFLATOR COMPONENT SEPARATION ALLOWS HOT COMBUSTION GASES TO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy
REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.
Notes
NOTE:THIS CAMPAIGN WAS INITIATED BY TRW, INC., MANUFACTURER OF THE AIR BAG MODULE SYSTEM:AIR BAG MODULES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH DRIVER SIDE SUPPLEMENTAL AIRBAG MODULES.
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