1991 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

Report Date:
March 18, 1991
Campaign Number:
91V048000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
THE PARK ROD ASSEMBLY CONTAINS A PARK CAM WITH INADEQUATE SURFACE HARDNESS, WHICH COULD LEAD TO PARK DISENGAGEMENT OR NO PARK ENGAGEMENT WHEN THE LEVER IS PLACED IN PARK.

Consequence Summary:
IF PARK IS NOT ENGAGED AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS OFF, AVEHICLE ROLL-AWAY COULD RESULT.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE PARK ROD ASSEMBLY ON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.

1991 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

Report Date:
October 30, 1990
Campaign Number:
90E043001
Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary:
THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary:
INFLATOR COMPONENT SEPARATION ALLOWS HOT COMBUSTION GASES TO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.