Recall Alert: 2016 Ford Explorer and F-150
RECALL Subject : Driver Seat Back Frame May Fail/FMVSS 202, 207
Report Receipt Date: JUN 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V475000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,280
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
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."
The seat back may not adequately restrain the occupant during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 16C11.
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