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RECALL Subject : Side Curtain Air Bag Assembly Improperly Installed

Report Receipt Date: APR 04, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V188000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 37,066


Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company


SUMMARY:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Transit vehicles manufactured March 12, 2014, to March 18, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the side curtain air bag may not deploy with the proper trajectory due to being folded and packaged incorrectly.
CONSEQUENCE:
A side curtain air bag that does not deploy as intended may increase the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
REMEDY:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and re-orient the side curtain air bag assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 16, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S13.
 
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