Recall List for the 1986 Lincoln Town Car

Official recalls have been issued for the 1986 Lincoln Town Car by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Lincoln service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Lincoln customer service.

  1. 1986 Lincoln Town Car EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #90V093000

    • Date Announced: MAY 09, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 544

    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 »

  2. 1986 Lincoln Town Car SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #90V050000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 223

    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 »

  3. 1986 Lincoln Town Car FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #87V139000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 04, 1987
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,600,000

    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 »

  4. 1986 Lincoln Town Car POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT NHTSA Campaign #85V123000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07, 1985
    • Vehicles Affected: 790

    Summary: Incorrect bolts were used in the transmission linkage adjustment mechanism. Consequence of defect: The transmission gear shift selector lever on the steering column would be on the wrong transmission function. Should this occur, the driver would find their car in a gear other than the one indicated by shift lever indicator. This could cause an accident if the car is left unattended.

    Consequence:

    Actions: Replace the shift linkage trunnion, grommet and adjustment bolt. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #85V123000 »

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