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Lincoln Town Car Recall 96V231000

Body, Interior & Misc.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
N/A
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
742
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V231000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

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.
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