17S44 – Side Curtain Airbag Replacement – 2018 Ford Escape

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V803
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 10,157

 

Inflator Component may Detach During Deployment

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

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18C01 – Rear Door Modules – 2018 Ford Expedition & Lincoln Navigator

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V058
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected 361

 

Second Row Power Windows May Not Reverse/FMVSS 118

If the window does not automatically reverse when an obstruction is found, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The second row window control modules may intermittently stop the movement of the power window. If something, such as a finger, is pinched by the window glass, the stopped window control module may prevent the window from automatically reversing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.”

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Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode – 2009-2010, 2013 Ford Mercury & Lincoln

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V046
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 327,796

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.”

Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.”

Ford is also recalling certain 2009 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.”

These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

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Compliance Recall 17C21 – Transmission Warning and Gear Position – 2018 Ford Mustang

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V814
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,100

 

Vehicle May Roll Away/FMVSS 102, 114

Without a visual or audible warning to the driver that the vehicle is in PARK, the vehicle may roll away after it has been exited if the parking brake has not been applied, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2018 Ford Mustang vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission and a 12.4″ digital instrument cluster. If the ignition is turned off when the transmission is not in PARK, the instrument cluster may not illuminate the PRNDL gear position display and the operator may not receive the “Key in Ignition” chime when the driver’s door is opened. As such, these vehicles fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, “Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect,” and number 114, “Theft Protection.”

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Safety Recall 18S02 – Driver and Passenger Airbag Inflator Replacement Higher Risk Vehicles – 2006 Ford Ranger

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V022
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,700

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ford Ranger trucks. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

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