1988 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

Report Date:
April 25, 1996
Campaign Number:
96V071000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Summary:
THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.

1988 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

Report Date:
May 09, 1990
Campaign Number:
90V093000
Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIMOUSINES BUILT BY EMPIRE COACH. VEHICLE ALTERERS LABEL MAY BE MISSING OR INCOMPLETE.

Consequence Summary:
VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH PART 567.

Corrective Summary:
ADD COMPLIANCE LABEL.

1988 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

Report Date:
March 06, 1990
Campaign Number:
90V050000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Summary:
SAFETY BELTS (TYPE 1 LAP BELTS) FOR REAR FACING SEATS WERE NOT INSTALLED.

Consequence Summary:
LACK OF RESTRAINTS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO OTHERWISE PREVENTABLE INJURY AND WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 209 AND 210.

Corrective Summary:
INSTALL SAFETY BELTS FOR REAR FACING SEATS.

1988 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

Report Date:
September 04, 1987
Campaign Number:
87V139000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary:
SPRING LOCK FUEL LINE COUPLING MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ENGAGED.

Consequence Summary:
COUPLING COULD DISENGAGE DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE,VIBRATION, AND ENGINE MOVEMENTS; THIS WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF FUEL WHICH, INPRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CREATES A FIRE RISK.

Corrective Summary:
INSTALL RETAINER CLIPS OVER THE COUPLINGS TO PREVENT COUPLING SEPARATION AND FUEL LEAKAGE.

1988 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

Report Date:
August 17, 1987
Campaign Number:
87V131000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Summary:
FUEL RAILS MAY BE BENT SO THAT NO. 5 INJECTOR CUPS ARE OUT OF DESIGN POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
BENT FUEL RAIL COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK, WHICH INPRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLIES AS NECESSARY.