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.



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.”


16U32 – Engine Oil Pressure Inspection – 2017 Ford F-250-F-750 F-Super Duty

February 7, 2017

TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers

Update Prior to Sale 16U32 – Supplement #2
Certain 2017 Model Year F-250 to F-750 F-Super Duty Vehicles Equipped with a 6.7L Diesel Engine
Engine Oil Pressure Inspection

Update Prior to Sale 16U32
Dated December 30, 2016



A review of service part requests and IDS recordings indicate that some dealers are incorrectly identifying vehicles as having a lack of engine oil pressure (fail condition).  Dealers are requested to repeat Phase Two of the technical instructions on new unsold vehicles currently being held for parts.  Vehicles that pass inspection may be demonstrated and delivered immediately.

NOTE:  It is not necessary to repeat Phase One on vehicles that have already been tested in order to repeat Phase Two.

Service Action and Technical Instructions Update:  For vehicles that fail inspection conducted on and after February 7, 2017, dealers are to:

  • Submit a screen shot of the IDS recording demonstrating the fail condition to the SSSC for further repair direction and to order parts.
  • Send the IDS session file to Ford.

Labor Allowances:  Labor allowance 16U32D has been added to provide additional time for screen shot and session file submissions.  Claims with labor operation code 16U32C with a repair date of February 11, 2017 and later will no longer be accepted.



This program will be in effect through December 31, 2017, for new unsold vehicles only, and is not applicable to sold vehicles.



Vehicle Model Year Assembly Plant Build Dates
F-250F-550 2017 Kentucky February 3, 2016 through November 30, 2016
F-350F-550 Ohio May 4, 2016 through December 6, 2016
F-650F-750 April 18, 2016 through December 6, 2016

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS and FSA VIN Lists.



In some of the affected vehicles, the engine may lack oil pressure at start up after a cold soak due to concerns with the oil pump.  This condition may lead to engine failure at very low mileage.


Compliance Recall 17C08 – Driver Seat Backrest Frame Inspection and Replacement – 2017 Ford

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V332
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,204


Driver Seat Back Frame May Fail/FMVSS 202, 207

If the occupant is not adequately restrained in the event of a crash, they have an increased risk of injury.



Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 vehicles equipped with a manual driver’s seat back recliner mechanism.

In the event of a crash, the seat back frame may not restrain the occupant due to having inadequate welds. As such, these vehicles may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202a, “Head Restraints” and 207, “Seating Systems.”