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Mercury Recall 01S03: Ford/Brake Lamp Switch

1999 Mercury Cougar

This could cause either a loss of brake lamp function or continuously illuminated brake lamps, increasing the risk of a crash.

Exterior Lighting — Brake Lights — Switch

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The brake lamp switch terminals could overheat.
Actions
Dealers will install a new stop lamp extension harness with bronze terminals at the brake lamp switch connector, and also inspect the brake lamp switch for signs of overheating and replace, as required. Owner notification began March 22, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
FEB 06, 2001
Vehicles Affected
33,000
Mercury Recall #
01S03
NHTSA Campaign #
01V032000
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