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Recall List for the 1996 Lincoln Town Car

Official recalls have been issued for the 1996 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. RECALL: Steering Shaft May Separate

    If the shafts separate during vehicle operation, a loss of steering control would result, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 06, 2015
    Vehicles Affected
    1,767
  2. RECALL: Speed Control Deactivation Switch

    This could result in an underhood fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 03, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    3,600,000
  3. RECALL: Ford/Autoliv/Airbag Inflators

    In the event of a crash, the driver's air bag may not properly deploy which could potentially result in less than the intended level of occupant protection. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 03, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    911
  4. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 209/Seat Belt Assemblies

    In the event of a collision, these seat belts may not restrain an occupant increasing the risk of injury. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 12, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    1,167
  5. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 209/Seat Belt Assemblies

    In the event of a collision, these seat belts may not restrain an occupant increasing the risk of injury. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 12, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    1,129
  6. RECALL: Ford/Lower Control Arm

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

    Date Announced
    DEC 16, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    175,000
  7. RECALL: Ford/Brake Line Wear

    This could lead to brake fluid loss for the rear brakes and, potentially, increased stopping distances. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 07, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    167,742
  8. RECALL: Ford/Steering:Linkages:Arm:Pitman

    Such corrosion can result in abnormal wear of the joint, resulting in separation of the joint. Loss of steering control can occur increasing the risk of ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 18, 1996
    Vehicles Affected
    72,000
  9. RECALL: Ford/Interior Systems:Seat Belts:Lap:Rear

    In the event of an accident, the seat belt assemblies may not properly secure the child restraint increasing the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 24, 1996
    Vehicles Affected
    350
  10. RECALL: Ford/Structure:Door Assembly:Latches And Locks

    The driver's door, when closed only to the secondary latched position, may not sustain a 1,000 pound transverse load. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 22, 1996
    Vehicles Affected
    73,500

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