MERCURY CAPRI 1971: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Make : MERCURY Model : CAPRI Year : 1971
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 76V009000
Date Owner's Notified: 1976-04-26 Date Received by ODI: 1976-01-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 73739
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FORD CAMPAIGN NO 182.POSSIBILITY THAT THE STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLIES MAY LACKADEQUATE STRENGTH AT POINT OF ATTACHMENT OF STEERING WHEEL TO ENERGY ABSORBINGCYLINDER THAT UNDERLIES IT.IF CONDITION EXISTS, IT COULD RESULT INPROGRESSIVE CRACKING.IF NOT CORRECTED, IT COULD LEAD TO COMPLETE SEPARATIONOF STEERING WHEEL FROM COLUMN ASSEMBLY.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLINGREINFORCING CLAMP WHERE TAB CRACKING HAS NOT OCCURED, IF CRACKING HAS OCCUREDNEW STEERING ASSEMBLIES WILL BE INSTALLED'.