Safety Recall 19S29 – Seat Frame Burred Edge – 2017 Ford Explorer

September 11, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V651000

Front Seat Frames May Have Exposed Sharp Edges

Occupants my contact the sharp edges when reaching between the power front seat and center console, increasing their risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V651

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 311,907

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with power front seats. The seat frames may have sharp edges.

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Safety Recall 19S26 – Steering Gear Motor Bolt Corrosion – 2013-2016 Ford & Lincoln

August 29, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V632000

Steering Gear Motor May Detach

If the bolts corrode, the steering gear motor may detach from the gear housing resulting in a loss of power steering assist, requiring a greater steering effort, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V632

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 90,644

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, 2015-2016 Ford Edge, and 2016 Lincoln MKX vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Road salt or other contaminants may corrode the electric power steering gear motor attachment bolts.

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Safety Recall 19S27 – Front Brake Caliper Seal Contamination – 2019 Ford Fiesta

August 28, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V629000

Front Brake may Drag

The swollen seals can cause the brakes to drag, potentially overheating the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V629

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,624

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Fiesta vehicles. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with the incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper’s rubber seals to swell.

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Compliance Recall 19C07 – Manual Recliner Seat Inspection – 2018-2020 Ford & Lincoln

August 28, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V633000

Reduced Seat Back Strength/FMVSS 202 & 207

A seat back with an improperly assembled recliner mechanism may have reduced strength and may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V633

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 482,520

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 and 2019-2020 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty pickup trucks, and 2018-2019 Ford Explorer and 2019-2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with driver and/or passenger’s manual front seat back recliner mechanisms. Also included are certain 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with rear outboard seats and manual seat back recliner mechanisms. The recliner mechanisms may be missing the third pawl required for seat back strength, resulting in a loose seat back. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, “Head Restraints” and 207, “Seating Systems.”

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Compliance Recall 19C06 – Factory Mode Disable and Manual Park Release Cover Inspection – 2020 Ford Explorer & Lincoln Aviator

August 5, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V575000

Vehicles Still in Factory Mode/FMVSS 114/102

Without the cover, the MPR lever may be unintentionally moved, allowing the vehicle to roll away. Being in Factory Mode, the vehicle will not display warnings and/or gear selection on the instrument cluster. Both conditions increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V575

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components PARKING BRAKE, POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 13,896

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. The Manual Park Release (MPR) cover may not be installed. In addition, the vehicles may be in Factory Mode, which disables warning alerts and does not display the transmission gear selected. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 114, “Theft Prevention” and 102, “Trans Shift Lever Seq/Starter Interlock/Trans Braking Effect.”

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