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1969 Mercury Cougar Recalls

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID69V077000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT HOOD LATCH MECH- ANISM HAS INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEENPARTS.THIS COULD CAUSE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH TO BIND, THUS INTERFERING WITH HOODCLOSURE AND PREVENTING SECONDARY LATCH FROM ENGAGING, IN WHICH CASE HOOD COULDOPEN WHILE CAR IS IN MOTION.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLAC- ING LATCH WHENNECESSARY.)

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID68V095000
NotesPOSSIBILITY HEATER INLET HOSE MISROUTED SO THAT HOSE IS WEDGED BETWEEN CARBURETOR FAST IDLE LEVER AND INTAKE MANIFOLD.IF CONDITION EXISTS VEHICLE COULD BECOME DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.(CORRECT BY ROUTING HEATER HOSE PROPERLY.)

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

NHTSA Campaign ID77V043000
SummaryTHE SEAT BACK PIVOT PIN BRACKET ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY FAIL. CONSEQUENTLY, THE SEAT BACK WILL ROTATE REARWARD.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER'S SEAT PIVOT PIN BRACKET ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT BUCKET SEATS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BACK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE PIN BREAK DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19690301
NHTSA Campaign ID69V100000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT FRONT BRAKE ROTOR ASSEMBLY, DESIGNED FOR USE IN BOSS 302MUSTANG, HAS BEEN ASSEMBLED INCORPORATING A LARGER DIAMETER WHEEL BEARINGWHICH, IF COMBINED WITH A SMALLER DIAMETER SPINDLE, WILL ALLOW RELATIVEMOVEMENT AND EVENTUAL FAILURE OF BEARING AND/OR SPINDLE.(CORRECT BYINSPECTING AND REPLACING PARTS WHEN NECES- SARY.)

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Data updated February 2022