Compliance Recall 18C08 – Front Seat Replacement – 2019 Ford EcoSport

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V023
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 63

 

Insufficient Front Seat Frame Weld/FMVSS 207, 210

A loose seat back can increase the risk of injury in a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford EcoSport vehicles. The front seat frames may have been improperly welded, resulting in the seat back being improperly secured. 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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Safety Recall 19S02 – Power Steering Control Module Reprogramming – 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V031
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components LANE DEPARTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,276

 

Failure of Hands-off the Wheel Alerts

If the system remains active despite the driver not having their hands on the wheel, the driver’s inattention may increase the risk of crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Lincoln Nautilus vehicles. The Lane Center Assist system may not adequately detect if a driver has their hands off the steering wheel for a prolonged period of time.

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Safety Recall 19S07 – 6R80 Sudden Transmission Downshift – Powertrain Control Module Programming – 2011-2013 Ford F-150 & Lincoln Mark LT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V075
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,263,051

 

Unexpected Transmission Downshift

Unexpectedly downshifting into first gear may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2013 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The transmission may unexpectedly downshift into first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.

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Safety Recall 19S01 – Passenger Airbag Inflator Replacement – 2005-2014 Ford Lincoln Mercury

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V001
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 782,384

 

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 2014 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 2011 Ford Ranger and Mercury Milan vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles and 2011-2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or 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 2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2010-2011 Ford Ranger and Mercury Milan vehicles, 2010-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, and 2010-2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY 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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Safety Recall 18S45 – Engine Block Heater Wire Assembly – Water Intrusion/Corrosion – 2015-2019 Ford Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V894
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components ENGINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 410,289

 

Block Heater Cable Splice Connector May Corrode

When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable’s splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

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