MERCURY CAPRI 1979: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Make : MERCURY Model : CAPRI Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-03-01 - 1979-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V087000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-03-31 Date Received by ODI: 1979-04-05 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2700
Summary:
      WITH THE ENGINE OPERATING AT HIGH SPEED, THE PLASTIC ENGINE FAN FINGER GUARDS MAY CONTACT THE ENGINE FAN AND BREAKAGE OF THE GUARD MAY OCCUR. THIS COULD CAUSE FRAGMENTS OF THE FINGER GUARD TO SCATTER.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      TWO GUARD SUPPORTS AND TWO ADDITIONAL FASTENERS WILL BE INSTALLED. IF THE FAN GUARD HAS BEEN DAMAGED, THE GUARD AND FAN WILL BE REPLACED AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 200 CID ENGINES.SYSTEM: ENGINE & ENGINE COOLING; FAN.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE HOOD IS OPEN DURING ENGINE OPERATION, PERSONS INTHE VICINITY MAY BE INJURED IN THE EVENT OF FAN FAILURE.NOTE: HOOD SHOULD NOT BE LEFT OPEN DURING ENGINE OPERATION UNTIL CORRECTIONSHAVE BEEN COMPLETED.