FORD EXPLORER 2016 – SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER


Make :


FORD


Model :


EXPLORER


Year :


2016


Build Dates :


2016-02-17

2016-03-07


NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number :


16V475000

Date Owner’s
Notified:

2016-08-18
Date Received by
ODI:

2016-06-28
Date Added to
Database:

2016-06-28

Manufacturers Involved:


Ford Motor Company


Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:


Manufacturer Campaign Number:


16C11


Component:


SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER


Potential Number Of Units Affected :


5280


Summary:


   
 
Ford Motor Company “Ford” is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Explorer and F-150 vehicles equipped with a manual recline driver’s seat. The seat back frame may have insufficient welds which may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard “FMVSS” numbers 202, “Head Restraints” and 207, “Seating Systems.”

Consequence:


   
 
The seat back may not adequately restrain the occupant during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy:


   
 
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. The recall begin on August 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford’s number for this recall is 16C11.
Report
Initiator:

MFR
V
Report
Regulation Part
Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle
Safety Standard Number:

202

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.

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