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"Recall Alerts"

02-25-2002

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall Affecting the 1995 Ford Mustang, 1995 Mercury Sable and 1995 For Taurus
  2. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall Affecting the 2001 Dodge Truck Ram


(1) NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL AFFECTING THE 1995 FORD MUSTANG, 1995 MERCURY SABLE AND 1995 FOR TAURUS

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 1995 Ford Mustang, 1995 Mercury Sable, and 1995 Ford Taurus.

On certain Taurus/Sable vehicles, it is possible for the engine cooling fan bearing to seize. Should this occur, excessive heat could be generated, which could melt the fan motor electrical connector. Components inside the cooling fan motor could ignite, potentially resulting in an underhood fire.

Owners can contact Ford at (866) 436-7332. The Ford Recall No. 01S30.

The National Highway Safety Administration Recall No. is 01V390 The Announcement can be viewed at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/.


(2) NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL AFFECTING THE 2001 DODGE TRUCK RAM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2001 Dodge Truck Ram.

On the 2001 Dodge Ram pickup trucks, the alternator wire connection to the power distribution center (pdc) can loosen. this could cause a vehicle fire.

Owners can contact daimlerchrysler at (800) 853-1403.

The National Highway Safety Administration Campaign Identification No. is 02V042000. The Announcement can be viewed at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/.

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

Please direct comments, suggestions, stories, and other items to the author by e-mail at palynch@cozen.com

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