Recalls

Find the latest 1998 Mercury Mountaineer recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture April 1997 - May 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V164
Potential Number of Units Affected 845,000
Remedy Dealers will install a secondary hood latch with components that are coated prior to assembly for improved latch pivot corrosion protection. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain sport utility vehicles, the secondary hood latch may corrode at the latch pivot and stick in the open position. If this occurs and the primary hood latch is either not engaged or is released, a hood fly-up could occur.
Dates of Manufacture April 1997 - May 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V164
Potential Number of Units Affected 845,000
Remedy Dealers will install a secondary hood latch with components that are coated prior to assembly for improved latch pivot corrosion protection. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain sport utility vehicles, the secondary hood latch may corrode at the latch pivot and stick in the open position. If this occurs and the primary hood latch is either not engaged or is released, a hood fly-up could occur.
Dates of Manufacture April 1997 - May 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V164
Potential Number of Units Affected 845,000
Remedy Dealers will install a secondary hood latch with components that are coated prior to assembly for improved latch pivot corrosion protection. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain sport utility vehicles, the secondary hood latch may corrode at the latch pivot and stick in the open position. If this occurs and the primary hood latch is either not engaged or is released, a hood fly-up could occur.

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