Recall List for the 1990 Lincoln Town Car

Official recalls have been issued for the 1990 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. 1990 Lincoln Town Car SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT NHTSA Campaign #98V322000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 175,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Certain 1996-1999 Ford Crown Victoria police, fleet, natural gas, and 1996-1999 Lincoln Town car limousine vehicles that were produced with a lower control arm ball joint containing a one piece bearing; and 1990-1996 Ford Crown Victoria police, fleet, and ngv vehicles and 1990-1996 Lincoln Town car limousine vehicles that have been serviced with either a ball joint containing the one-piece bearing or a front lower control arm containing a ball joint with a one-piece bearing. The one-piece bearing within the lower control arm ball joint can weaken slowly during use and eventually crack. This could result in separation of the ball and cap of the joint, allowing the control arm to drop to the ground.

    Consequence: If this occurs while the vehicle is moving, reduced steering control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the lower control arm ball joints (2). For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V322000 »

  2. 1990 Lincoln Town Car LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #95V091000

    • Date Announced: MAY 16, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 142,800

    Summary: Corrosion of the hood latch striker plate causes detachment of the plate from the hood assembly resulting in an unexpected opening of the hood while the vehicle is being driven.

    Consequence: This condition can reduce the driver's view of the road increasing the potential of a vehicle accident.

    Actions: Dealers will install a new hood inner panel reinforcement and a new, galvanized hood latch striker plate. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V091000 »

  3. 1990 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 »

  4. 1990 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 »

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