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Mercury Cougar Recall 91V048000

Drive Train, July 22, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 22, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,800
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V048000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
THE PARK ROD ASSEMBLY CONTAINS A PARK CAM WITH INADEQUATE SURFACE HARDNESS, WHICH COULD LEAD TO PARK DISENGAGEMENT OR NO PARK ENGAGEMENT WHEN THE LEVER IS PLACED IN PARK.
Consequence
IF PARK IS NOT ENGAGED AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS OFF, A VEHICLE ROLL-AWAY COULD RESULT.
Remedy
REPLACE PARK ROD ASSEMBLY ON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.
Notes
SYSTEM: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARK ROD ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE TRANSMISSIONS.
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