Recall List for the 1996 Mercury Mystique

Official recalls have been issued for the 1996 Mercury Mystique 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.

  1. RECALL: Aftermarket Ball Joint Assemblies

    The nuts included in the packaging for these ball joint assemblies are missing the intended prevailing torque (self-locking) feature. If the incorrect nut was to become loose, the joining members may loosen leading to a separation of the ball joint. This may result in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 14, 2008
    Vehicles Affected
    6,903
  2. RECALL: Brake Hydraulic Master Cylinder

    Loss of brake fluid can lead to a decrease in brake line pressure and an increase in stopping distance, which can result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 13, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    7,440
  3. RECALL: Ford/Heater Blower Resistor

    This could create the potential for a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 09, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    566,979
  4. RECALL: Ford/Heater Blower Resistor

    The open circuit could lead to electrical arcing that could melt the connector housing material creasing the potential for a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 09, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    342,962
  5. RECALL: Ford/Engine Cooling Fan

    Overheating of the cooling fan motor due to excessive current can result in smoke and odors from bearing grease, insulation and other internal motor components. If electrical current continues to be applied to the motor, internal motor components could ignite possibly igniting other engine compartment ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 06, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    262,559
  6. RECALL: Ford/Rear Brake Valve

    If both PCRV's malfunction, vehicle handling could be adversely affected during braking as a result of the rear wheels locking, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 09, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    436,200
  7. RECALL: Ford/Fuel Vent Hose

    A cracked hose could result in fuel leakage when the vehicle is being fueled. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 13, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    22,324
  8. RECALL: Ford/Headlight Switch/Wiring Harness

    The damage could result in distortion of the terminal causing an open circuit in the instrument panel illumination, parking lamp, and tail lamp circuits. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 05, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    605,581
  9. RECALL: Ford/Shift Lever Damage

    This condition can result in incorrect gear selection. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 18, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    175,000
  10. RECALL: Ford/Throttle Cable

    This condition could prevent the engine from returning to idle. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 08, 1997
    Vehicles Affected
    38,000

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