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Mercury Villager Recall 95V222001

Body, Interior & Misc., December 20, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 20, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
48,053
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V222001
Component
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

Summary
LEAVES AND OTHER FOREIGN MATERIAL CAN ENTER THROUGH THE COWL PANEL AIR INTAKE DURING OPERATION OF THE FRONT HEATER AND/OR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM RESULTING IN A BUILD-UP OF MATERIAL IN THE PLENUM. THIS CAN LEAD TO NOISE, ODORS, OR IN SOME CASES, IGNITION OF THESE MATERIALS.
Consequence
A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL HEATER/AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM INTAKE SCREEN.
Notes
SYSTEM: HEATER; DEFROSTER; VENTILATION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI-VANS.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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