Safety Recall 17S26 – Passenger Airbag Replacement – 2017 Ford F-150 & Mustang

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V529
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 650

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 and Mustang vehicles. The air bag inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may rupture in the event of a crash.

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Safety Recall 17S23 – Electronic Power Assist Steering Heat Shield Fastener Inspection – 2017 Ford Explorer & Taurus

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V530
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 253

 

Loss of Power Assisted Steering

If the heat shield detaches, the steering gear may overheat, increasing the steering effort required by the driver, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Explorer, Taurus and Police Interceptor Utility and Sedan vehicles. The steering gear heat shield fasteners may corrode, allowing the heat shield to detach.

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Compliance Recall 17C13 – Rear 60% Seat Back Frame Pivot Nut Weld – 2017 Ford Focus

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V528
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 698

 

Insufficient Seat Frame Weld/FMVSS 207, 210

The reduced seat back strength may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Focus vehicles. The rear left side seat back frame may have an insufficient weld between the outboard pivot bracket and the pivot nut joint, resulting in the seat back having reduced strength. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” and 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.”

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17C12 – Left-Hand Rear Seatbelt Buckle Inspection – 2015-2017 Ford F-150 & 2017 F-250 & F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V526
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 117,423

 

Left Rear Seat Belt may Detach/FMVSS 210

If the left rear inflatable seat belt buckle separates from it’s mounting bracket, the seat occupant may not be adequately restrained, increasing their risk of injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 F-150, and 2017 F-250 and F-350 trucks equipped with a crew cab.

The left rear inflatable seat belt buckle assembly may be inadequately attached to its mounting bracket.

As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.”

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Safety Recall 16S18 – Rear Suspension Toe Link Replacement – 2013-2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles

August 15, 2017

TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers

SUBJECT: Optional Product Improvement Program 17G01
Certain 2013-2016 Model Year Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles Rear Suspension Toe Link Replacement

REF: NEW VEHICLE DEMONSTRATION / DELIVERY HOLD – Safety Recall 16S18 – Supplement #1
Dated August 15, 2017

 

PROGRAM TERMS

This program will be in effect through December 31, 2018.  There is no mileage limit for this program.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Vehicle Model Year Assembly Plant Build Dates
Police Interceptor Utility 2013-2016 Chicago May 30, 2012 through November 23, 2015

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS and FSA VIN Lists.

 

REASON FOR THIS PROGRAM

The affected vehicles may be used in high-speed pursuit and extreme maneuvers by police fleet customers, increasing the bending stress on the rear suspension toe link(s), that can increase the likelihood of a rear suspension toe link fracture.  A customer with a fractured rear suspension toe link may experience noise, unusual vehicle handling characteristics, or difficulty controlling the vehicle.

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