1991 Ford TEMPO Electrical System Ignition Recall

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1991 Ford TEMPO Electrical System Ignition Recall

 NHTSA Recall #31516
NHTSA Compaign #96V071000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerFORD MOTOR COMPANY
 SupplierFORD
 BrandFORD
 ModelTEMPO
 Model Year1991
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
 Date of notification07/06/96
 Begin date of manufacuring01/08/87
 End date of manufacturing30/09/92
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received25/04/96
 Report created01/05/96
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units7900000
 Defect summaryThe ignition switch could experience an internal short circuit.
 Consequence summaryThis condition could cause overheating, smoke, and possibly fire in the steering column area of the vehicle.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace the ignition switch.
 Recall notesSystem: electrical; ignition switch. Vehicle description: passenger and multi-purpose vehicles and light duty trucks. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time, should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
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  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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