1988 Mercury Sable

6 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 1988 Mercury Sable

Official recalls have been issued for the 1988 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. 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
  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
  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
  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
  6. RECALL: Interior Systems:Seats

    Power seat switch wiring insulation may become abraded, or punctured, and an electrical short could occur that could result in a firein the seat cushion ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 04, 1991
    Vehicles Affected

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