Safety Recall 18S37 – Second Row Center Seat Frame Inspection – 2018 Lincoln Navigator & Ford Expedition

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V805
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 34,946

 

Seats are Missing J-Channel Reinforcement Brackets

In the event of a crash, a seat that moves may not properly restrain the seat occupant, increasing their risk of injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Lincoln Navigator, and Ford Expedition vehicles. The second row center seat track assemblies may be missing one or both of the J-Channel reinforcement brackets, possibly allowing the seat to move in the event of a crash.

 

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the second row center seat for any missing J-channel reinforcement brackets, replacing the center seat frame assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 17, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S37

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if you Vehicle has a Recall


18S37

November 15, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V805-0711.pdf

Download (PDF, 15.76MB)


Ford Media Center – Nov 16, 2018 FORD MOTOR COMPANY ISSUES FOUR SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

Nov 16, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V805-1413.pdf

Download (PDF, 63KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

November 29, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V805-1288.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V805&docType=RCL


 

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