Recall List for the 1989 Lincoln Town Car

Official recalls have been issued for the 1989 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. 1989 Lincoln Town Car ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #96V071000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 25, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,900,000

    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 »

  2. 1989 Lincoln Town Car EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #90V133000

    • Date Announced: JULY 27, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 158

    Summary: Tire placard may contain incorrect gross vehicle weight ratings and tire information.

    Consequence: Limousines would not comply with FMVSS 110 and consumermight unknowingly overload the vehicle because of placard misinformation.

    Actions: Install revised tire placards. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V133000 »

  3. 1989 Lincoln Town Car EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #90V134000

    • Date Announced: JULY 27, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 158

    Summary: Gross vehicle weight ratings and tire information may be incorrect on labels.

    Consequence: Vehicles would not comply with 49 cfr part 567.

    Actions: Install revised certification labels. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V134000 »

  4. 1989 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 »

  5. 1989 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 »

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