MERCURY CAPRI 1971: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

Make : MERCURY Model : CAPRI Year : 1971
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V176000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-12-13 Date Received by ODI: 1978-08-15 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 187000
Summary:
      THE WIPER ARMS COULD SEPARATE FROM THE PIVOT SHAFTS, RENDERING THE WIPERS INOPERATIVE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS, PIVOT ASSEMBLIES AND CERTAIN WIPER LINKAGE COMPONENTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: VISUAL; WINDSHIELD WIPERS, ARM AND PIVOT SHAFT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WIPERS MAY FAIL DURING VEHICLE OPERATION IN SEVEREWEATHER CONDITIONS. THIS MAY CAUSE POOR VISIBILITY AND COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLEACCIDENT.