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Mercury Tracer Recall 93V057000

Electrical & Lights, June 25, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 25, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
EA93007
Potential Number of Units Affected
91,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V057000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

Summary
THE ROLL PINS SECURING THE IGNITION LOCK IN THE STEERING COLUMN HOUSING CAN SEPARATE OR MOVE OUT OF POSITION.
Consequence
THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER MAY DISENGAGE FROM THESTEERING COLUMN HOUSING WHICH COULD CAUSE THE STEERING COLUMN TO LOCK UP,RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
IF ONE OR BOTH OF THE ROLL PINS ARE MISSING OR NOT FULLY INSERTED, THE IGNITION LOCK HOUSING WILL BE REPLACED, ALONG WITH THE DOOR-LOCKS AND THE LIFTGATE OR DECK-LID LOCKS SO THAT KEY COMPATIBILITY IS MAINTAINED. IF BOTH PINS ARE PRESENT AND FULLY INSERTED, A PLASTIC SNAP-ON SLEEVE WILL BE INSTALLED AS A PRECAUTION TO PREVENT THE ROLL PINS FROM COMING OUT.
Notes
SYSTEM: STEERING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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