Recall List for the 1986 Mercury Sable

Official recalls have been issued for the 1986 Mercury Sable 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: Ford/Subframe Corrosion

    If both rear corners drop, steering would become suddenly very difficult, affecting vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 16, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    2,697,000
  2. RECALL: Suspension:Independent Front Shock Absorber

    Over time, a portion of the bracket can tear away from the strut, falling into and puncturing the tire or causing damage to the wheel, which could result in an ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 25, 1994
    Vehicles Affected
    98,000
  3. RECALL: Structure:Frame:Members And Body

    If one of the rear corners drops, only minor indications of a malfunction such as a clunking noise or slight change in steering wheel alignment are noticeable. However, if both rear corners of the subframe drop, steering becomes very difficult, which could adversely affect vehicle control and possibly result in an ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 23, 1993
    Vehicles Affected
    1,610,000
  4. RECALL: Structure:Wheel Well Spare Cover (8/82)

    There is a danger of air deprivation, hyperthermia, and/or panic response to a child who has locked himself or herself into thecompartment, with the possibility of ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 11, 1992
    Vehicles Affected
    654,000
  5. RECALL: Brakes:Hydraulic:Disc:Rotor:Disc Hub

    Severely corroded rotors may fracture or separate nearthe inner edges of the brake discs resulting in reduced braking effectiveness, higher than normal pedal efforts, loud grinding noises, and moderate pulls whenthe brakes are applied. Reduced braking effectiveness may increase minimumstopping distances, possibly ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 06, 1991
    Vehicles Affected
    325,000
  6. RECALL: Fuel:Fuel Lines:Metallic

    Coupling could disengage due to fuel pressure, vibration, and engine movements; this would cause loss of fuel which, inpresence of an ignition source, creates a fire ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 04, 1987
    Vehicles Affected
    3,600,000
  7. RECALL: Visual Systems:Windshield Wiper:Motor

    Glass could fracture while station wagon is being drivenor parked, creating a risk of injury to occupants or sudden distraction to thedriver. Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 19, 1987
    Vehicles Affected
    28,000
  8. RECALL: Visual Systems:Glazing Material Sticker

    Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 10, 1986
    Vehicles Affected
    4,700
  9. RECALL: Steering:Column Locking:Anti-Theft Device

    If the car is left unattended with the key removed and the ignition switch not in lock position, the car can be easily stolen. Studies have shown that stolen cars are frequently involved in ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 26, 1985
    Vehicles Affected
    4,500

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