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Mercury Recall 06S42: Power Liftgates

2005 Mercury Monterey

In the event of a liftgate strut malfunction, the liftgate can fall freely with no prior warning. Anyone standing beneath the liftgate may be injured if the liftgate falls.

Structure — Body — Hatchback/Liftgate

Summary
On certain vans equipped with the power liftgate option, the power liftgate motor automatically disengages after the liftgate is powered open.
Actions
Dealers will reprogram the power liftgate module to reduce the likelihood that the liftgate could fall free of charge. The recall began on March 15, 2006. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
MAR 09, 2006
Vehicles Affected
12,728
Mercury Recall #
06S42
NHTSA Campaign #
06V069000
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