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Ford Windstar Recall 99I001000

Body, Interior & Misc.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
N/A
NHTSA Action Number
SQ99001
Potential Number of Units Affected
15,900
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99I001000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY

Summary
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE REAR RETAINING BRACKET CAN DEVELOP CRACKS AND SEPARATE, ALLOWING THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE TO BECOME LOOSE AND POSSIBLY FALL DOWN.
Consequence
IF THE CONSOLE DOES FALL DOWN, IT COULD DISTRACT THE DRIVER OR POSSIBLY STRIKE A FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED RETAINING BRACKET IN THE SAME LOCATION AS THE ORIGINAL RETAINING BRACKET.
Notes
FORD HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SERVICE PROGRAM TO REPLACE THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE RETAINING BRACKET.OWNERS CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.
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