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1988 Lincoln Town Car
5 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 1988 Lincoln Town Car
Official recall notices have been issued for the 1988 Lincoln Town Car by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Lincoln service shop immediately!
1988 Lincoln Town Car ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #96V071000
Summary: The ignition switch could experience an internal short circuit.
Consequence: This condition could cause overheating, smoke, and possibly fire in the steering column area of the vehicle.
Actions: Dealers will replace the ignition switch. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V071000 »
1988 Lincoln Town Car EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #90V093000
Summary: Vehicle description: Limousines built by empire coach. Vehicle alterers label may be missing or incomplete.
Consequence: Vehicles do not comply with part 567.
Actions: Add compliance label. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V093000 »
1988 Lincoln Town Car SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #90V050000
Summary: Safety belts (type 1 lap belts) for rear facing seats were not installed.
Consequence: Lack of restraints could contribute to otherwise preventable injury and would not comply with FMVSS 209 and 210.
Actions: Install safety belts for rear facing seats. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V050000 »
1988 Lincoln Town Car FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #87V139000
Summary: Spring lock fuel line coupling may not be properly engaged.
Consequence: Coupling could disengage due to fuel pressure, vibration, and engine movements; this would cause loss of fuel which, inpresence of an ignition source, creates a fire risk.
Actions: Install retainer clips over the couplings to prevent coupling separation and fuel leakage. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #87V139000 »
1988 Lincoln Town Car FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #87V131000
Summary: Fuel rails may be bent so that no. 5 injector cups are out of design position.
Consequence: Bent fuel rail could cause a fuel leak, which inpresence of an ignition source could result in an engine fire.
Actions: Replace fuel rail assemblies as necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #87V131000 »
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