2002 Mercury Mountaineer
4 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2002 Mercury Mountaineer
Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 Mercury Mountaineer 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 Mercury service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mercury customer service.
2002 Mercury Mountaineer VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #09V399000
Summary: Ford is recalling model years 1995-2003 Windstar, 2000-2003 Excursion diesel, 1993-1997 and 1999-2003 F-250 sd through F-550 sd diesel, 1992-2003 E-150 through E-550, 1995-2002 Explorer, 1997 and 2002 Mercury Mountaineer, 1995-1997 and 2001-2003 Ranger, and 1994 F53 vehicles equipped with the Texas instruments speed control deactivation switch (scds). The scds may leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn.
Consequence: A vehicle fire could occur with or without the engine running.
Actions: Ford will notify owners that dealers will install a fused wiring harness in line with the scds. On 1999-2003 Windstar vehicles with a leaking scds, dealers will also inspect the ABS control module connector and repair as necessary. Repairs will be completed free of charge. The safety recall began on October 27, 2009. Owners may contact Ford at 1-888-222-2751. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V399000 »
2002 Mercury Mountaineer VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR NHTSA Campaign #07E104000
Summary: Certain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass ltd and supplied to safelite by auto temp Inc., identified as dot-430, and sold for use on certain domestic and foreign vehicles may not break into small pieces as expected of tempered glass and fails to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 205, "glazing materials."
Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass.
Actions: Safelite will notify its retail customers and replace the glass free of charge. Retail customers can contact safelite toll free at 1-888-843-2906. Safelite will notify its wholesale customers and reimburse wholesale customers for current inventory and at a specified rate for replacing their customer's glass. Wholesale customers can contact safelite's wholesale division, service autoglass toll free at 1-888-246-6298. The recall began on January 15, 2008. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E104000 »
2002 Mercury Mountaineer TIRES:SIDEWALL NHTSA Campaign #01V171000
Summary: Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. The right side tires may have horizontal cuts on the edge of the tread that could have occurred during vehicle assembly.
Consequence: Over time, the tire could fail, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will inspect the tires and, if any slices are found, the cut tires will be replaced. Owner notification began June 7, 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V171000 »
2002 Mercury Mountaineer VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR NHTSA Campaign #01I010000
Summary: This is not a safety recall in accordance with the Safety Act. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the Agency. Vehicle description: 2002 Ford Explorer and Mercury montaineer sport utility vehicles. The brackets connecting the left cylinders to each side of the liftgate glass could rotate out of position if either the urethane bond or torque are not sufficient.
Consequence: Rotation of the brackets could potentially cause the lift cylinders to detach from the glass or, in some cases, could potentially cause the liftgate glass to break. Either condition is most likely to occur when the glass is being closed.
Actions: Ford dealers will inspect the vehicles for the position of both the left and right liftgatge glass lift cylinder brackets. If the brackets are in the proper position, the bracket retainers will be tightened to a higher torque. In cases where the bracket is not properly position, the bracket must be re-aligned. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01I010000 »
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