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Lincoln Town Car Recall 95V151000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 22, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 22, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
73,837
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V151000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Summary
THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.
Consequence
IN THE EVENT THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH RELEASES OR IS NOT PROPERLY LATCHED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD COULD FLY UP OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATOR'S VISION, AND INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD; LATCHES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD 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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