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Mercury Villager Recall 99V347001

Electrical & Lights, January 19, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 19, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
41,891
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V347001
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE TAIL LIGHT SOCKET MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MOLDED, RESULTING IN THE LOCKING TAB HAVING INSUFFICIENT FORCE TO RETAIN THE BULB.
Consequence
IF THE BULB FALLS OUT OF THE SOCKET, THE BRAKE OR TAIL LAMP FUNCTION CANNOT OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TAIL LAMP SOCKETS.
Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 99S36.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 19, 2000.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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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