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Mercury Capri Recall 93V180000

Drive Train, December 17, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 17, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,750
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V180000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Summary
THE TRANSMISSION FLUID RUBBER TUBE CONNECTING THE TRANSMISSION TO THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LOCATED IN THE RADIATOR CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE TRANSMISSION, RESULTING IN DISCHARGE OF TRANSMISSION FLUID.
Consequence
THE DISCHARGED FLUID COULD CONTACT THE EXHAUST MANIFOLDOR THE EXHAUST PIPE, RESULTING IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED LINE AND TRANSMISSION OUTLET TUBE.
Notes
SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; AUTOMATIC; COOLING UNIT AND LINES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT FORD SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAYTRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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