Article No.
93-8-4
April 14,1993
PAINT – EXTERIOR CLEARCOAT “MICROCHECKING” HAZING OR
PEELING
FORD:

1983-93 THUNDERBIRD
1984-93 TEMPO
1985-93 ESCORT
1986 LTD
1986-93 TAURUS
1989-93 CROWN VICTORIA, MUSTANG, PROBE
LINCOLN-MERCURY:

1983-93 COUGAR
1984-92 MARK VII
1984-93 TOPAZ
1985-89 TRACER
1986 MARQUIS
1986-93 SABLE
1988-93 CONTINENTAL, TOWN CAR
1989-93 GRAND MARQUIS
1991 -93 TRACER
1993 MARK VIII
LIGHT TRUCK:

1983-93 RANGER
1986-93 AEROSTAR
1987-90 BRONCO II
1988-93 F SUPER DUTY, F-47
1991 -93 ECONOLINE, EXPLORER
1992-93 F-150 -350 SERIES
1993 VILLAGER
ISSUE:

The clearcoat layer of the basecoat/clearcoat paint system may “microcheck” (crack and erode), turn white, flake or peel off the vehicle. This condition is noticeable on the horizontal surfaces only.