January 4, 2000
1991-1993 Ford Thunderbird's and 1992-1993 Mercury Cougar's
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1991-1993 Ford
Thunderbird's and 1992-1993 Mercury Cougar's because on certain vehicles equipped
with fog lights, the headlights may go out for various intervals as a result of the
circuit breaker opening. Drivers could experience a loss of visibility, increasing the
risk of a crash.
Approximately 164,730 vehicles are affected by
Dealers will install a headlight switch which
incorporates a circuit breaker of revised design and install a wiring harness connector,
Owner notification was expected to begin during
November 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should
contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V275/Ford
Recall No. 99S30]
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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