MERCURY CAPRI 1971: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY

Make : MERCURY Model : CAPRI Year : 1971
Build Dates : 1970-08-01 - 1977-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V269000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-06-02 Date Received by ODI: 1979-12-20 Date Added to Database: 1980-01-14
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 273000
Summary:
      THE GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR LEVER MAY BREAK DURING SHIFTING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GEAR SHIFT LEVERS ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNERS.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; MANUAL GEAR SHIFT LEVER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL ANDAN ACCIDENT.