1987 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

Report Date:
August 27, 2007
Campaign Number:
07E064000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Summary:
CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Summary:
FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL AT 248-354-7700.

1987 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

Report Date:
March 08, 1988
Campaign Number:
88V028000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Summary:
AUTOMATIC RETRACTOR FOR SEAT BELTS FOR DUAL FACING REAR SEATS MAY BE INSTALLED IN AN IMPROPER LOCATION.

Consequence Summary:
SEAT BELT COULD BIND BETWEEN SEAT CUSHION AND SEAT BACKCAUSING THE RETRACTOR TO BE SLUGGISH OR UNABLE TO TAKE UP EXCESS BELT SLACK.

Corrective Summary:
REMOVE AND PROPERLY INSTALL THE RIGHT AUXILIARY SEAT BELTS.

1987 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

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.

1987 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

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.

1987 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

Report Date:
February 09, 1987
Campaign Number:
87V012000
Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

Summary:
STEERING CENTERLINKS MAY BREAK AT A BEND LOCATION.

Consequence Summary:
STEERING CONTROL WOULD BE DIMINISHED, WITH REDUCEDCONTROL OF LEFT WHEEL ONLY AND CONSIDERABLE STEERING WHEEL FREE PLAY.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE STEERING CENTERLINK.