January 10, 2002
Ford Has Recalled 1994-1997 Mustang and the
1995-1997 Lincoln Town Car
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
the Ford Motor Company 1994-1997 Mustang and the 1995-1997 Lincoln Town Car.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 911
Defect: On certain of these passenger vehicles which had their driver's air
bag modules replaced after April 5, 2000, the replacement driver's air bag
inflators might have insufficient welds that could prevent proper inflation
of the air bag. In the event of a crash, the driver's air bag may not
properly deploy. This could result in less than the intended level of
Remedy: Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver's air bag
module. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 5,
2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time
should contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V318/Ford Recall No. 01S28].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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