MERCURY CAPRI 1971: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Make : MERCURY Model : CAPRI Year : 1971
Build Dates : 1970-07-01 - 1972-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V210000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-03-12 Date Received by ODI: 1979-09-18 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 92200
Summary:
      THE HEADLAMP SWITCHES ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY FAIL WITHOUT WARNING AND CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE INSTRUMENT AND ROAD LIGHTS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE HEADLAMP SWITCH WITH ONE OF A CORRECTED DESIGN.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS; HEADLAMPS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF HEADLIGHTS WHILE WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHT OR INSEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING AND COULD RESULT INAN ACCIDENT.