Recalls & Safety Defects > Recall

Number: 120048T MIC:

Company: Company Official:

Model Name: MERCURY MARINER POWER TILT STEER Model Year: 2012

HIN: Case Open Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Disposition: OPEN Case Close Date:

Units: 1454 Campaign Open Date: Monday, August 27, 2012

Boat Type: 11 Campaign Close Date:

Severity: H Last Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Comments: POWER TILT STEERING FOUND ON 2012 VERADO MOUNTED BOATS 100-300 HP (SOME WITH OPTIMAX DRIVE) HAS LINKAGE THAT FAILS RENDERING STEERING INOPERABLE. SERVICE BULLETIN SPECIFIES INSPECTION WITH MARK FOR INSPECTED POWER STEERING. 08/27/12 LEN 10/26/2012 CUR 1 138 OF 1852 REPAIRED. LEN 1/22/2013 CUR 2 293 OF 1966 REPAIRED. GOT FOLLOW EXP FOR INCREASE "The number of units which might have the problem has jumped from 1,852 (CUR 1) to 1,966. As you know, the recall is for Power Steering Tilt Helms and not focused on engines. Since there is no engine serial number range to exactly identify the product for the recall, we track our progress by engine registrations. As new registrations come into our system, the total number of units that may be affected by this recall will increase in our updates to you.