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January 12, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V024000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V024000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 654,695

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford Fusion and Mustang and Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in 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, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion and Mustang, Lincoln MKX, MKZ and Zephyr and Mercury Milan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in 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."

Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ, 2005-2008 Ford Mustang and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.


These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available are expected to begin February 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S01.
 

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January 24, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V052000
Improper Weld Joints on Floor Pan


Improperly welded apron joints may reduce the front-end structural integrity of the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V052000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 17

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 Focus and C-Max vehicles. The floor pan may have improperly welded left-hand apron joints.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the apron joints, repairing the vehicle, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 6, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S03.
 

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January 24, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V053000
Instrument Cluster May Fail to Illuminate/FMVSS102

If the transmission gear position indicator fails to illuminate, the driver may be unable to tell the transmission shift position, increasing the risk of a crash or injury from unintended vehicle movement.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V053000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,792

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 trucks equipped with an eight-inch productivity screen. In these vehicles, the instrument cluster may lose power after the initial vehicle start-up in cold ambient temperatures. Several gauges, including the transmission gear position indicator, may not illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicles Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, "Transmission shift position sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 7, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C01.
 

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March 13, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V168000
Driver's Door may Unlatch in a Crash/FMVSS 206

If the door unlatches in a crash it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V168000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,470

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Mustang vehicles. The return spring for the driver side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver's door to unlatch in a side impact crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver-side interior door handle and repair the return spring, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 24, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for the recall is 17C04.
 

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March 13, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V170000
Fuel Control Valve Short may cause Engine Shut-off


An engine stall while driving increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V170000

Manufacturer Roush CleanTech, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected 434

Summary

Roush CleanTech, LLC (Roush) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Roush-modified Ford E-450, F59, F-650 and F-750 vehicles equipped with certain Generation 4 Propane Conversion Kits. The fuel control valve solenoid may short circuit, shutting off the flow of propane to the engine, causing the engine to shut off.

Remedy

Roush has notified owners, and dealers will replace the fuel control valve solenoid, free of charge. The recall began on March 22, 2017. Owners may contact Roush customer service at 1-800-597-6874. Roush's number for this recall is VR.
 

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March 27, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V209000
Engine Cylinder Head may Leak Oil


If the cylinder head cracks and leaks oil, the oil may contact a hot engine or exhaust component, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V209000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 208,584

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Escape, 2014-2015 Fiesta ST, 2013-2014 Fusion and 2013-2015 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 1.6L GTDI engines. If the vehicle is started and driven with an insufficient level of coolant within the engine cooling system, the engine cylinder head may overheat, crack and leak oil.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a coolant level sensor and the supporting hardware and software, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed April 18, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available, currently expected to be in late-2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S09.
 

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March 27, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V210000
Doors may Unexpectedly Open


A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V210000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 191,432

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford Fiesta, 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace all four door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S16.
 

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March 27, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V212000
Driveline Vibrations May Fracture Transmission

If the driveline or transmission fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V212000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 509

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 Superduty vehicles. Operating the vehicle at highway speeds may cause the driveline to vibrate and fracture the driveline components or the transmission.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft and two center bearing brackets, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed on April 6, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford recall number 17S08.
 

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March 31, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V225000
Vehicle may Roll when in Park/FMVSS 102/114

Unexpected vehicle movement such as a vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V225000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 48,443

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty trucks equipped with 6.2L engines and six-speed automatic transmissions. These transmissions may have a damaged park rod actuating plate that can result in unexpected vehicle movement even though the transmission has been shifted to 'Park.' As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect", and number 114, "Theft Protection."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the park rod actuating plate and replace it, if necessary, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed in April 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C06.
 

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March 27, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V205000
Improperly Welded Windshield Header/FMVSS 214


If the vehicle has reduced lateral structural integrity, the occupants are at an increased risk of injury in the event of a side-impact crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V205000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 84

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Edge vehicles equipped with the optional Panoramic Vista Roof. These vehicles may have an improperly welded windshield header, reducing the vehicle's lateral structural integrity. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, "Side Impact Protection."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will repair the windshield header, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 15, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for the recall is 17C05
 

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May 22, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V332000
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.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V332000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,204

Summary

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."

Remedy


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 June 5, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C08.
 

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June 26, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V408000
Driveshaft Coupling may Fail


If the coupling fails, the vehicle will not be able to move under its own power and the disconnected driveshaft may impact and damage the brake and fuel lines. Additionally, the separated driveshaft may allow the vehicle to roll if the vehicle is exited when the transmission is in 'Park' but the parking brake is not applied. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V408000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 372,991

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling all 2015-2017 Transit vehicles except 156" and 178" wheelbase Chassis Cab and Cut-Away bodies. In the affected vehicles, the flexible coupling connecting the transmission to the driveshaft may prematurely fail.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and as an interim repair, dealers will replace the flexible coupling on any vehicle with more than 30,000 miles. A final remedy repair of a redesigned flexible coupling or a revised driveshaft equipped with a universal joint is being developed and is expected in early 2018. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 17, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S15.
 

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May 22, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V331000
Door may Unlatch in a Side Impact Collision


If the doors unlatch and open in a side impact collision, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V331000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STRUCTURE, LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 14,410

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 F-150, and 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 vehicles originally produced with black or body colored exterior door handles that may have been subsequently equipped with a chrome exterior door handle cover accessory kit purchased from a Ford dealer. These accessory door handle covers may cause the doors to unlatch in a side impact collision. As such, these vehicles may fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the accessory covers and refund the purchase price. The recall is expected to begin July 21, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for the recall is 17C09.
 

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July 6, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V427000
Torque Converter Connection may Fail


If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V427000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,215

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.

Remedy

Ford or Lincoln will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 14, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S16.
 

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July 25, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V472000
Seat and Seat Belt Mounting Bolts may Fracture

The improperly manufactured bolts may fracture. If a seat, seatback, or seatbelt anchor attaching bolt fractures, the affected component may not be properly secured, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V472000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 94,605

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford F-150 and E-350, 2014-2015 Ford Escape, and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles. Improperly manufactured bolts may have been used to install certain seats, seatbacks, seatbelt buckles, or seatbelt anchors on these vehicles.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S17.
 

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August 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V526000
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.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V526000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 117,423

Summary


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."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt assembly, replacing the attaching rivet as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2017. Owners may contact Ford Customer Service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C12.
 

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September 25, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V594000
Tie Rod may Loosen


If the tie rod loosens, it may disconnect from the steering knuckle, causing a loss of steering control at lower speeds and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V594000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 77

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015 F-650 and F-750 trucks, equipped with certain Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the torque of the castellated nut and tie rod, tightening it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 20, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S30.
 

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September 25, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V598000
Rivets Missing from the Roof Braces


If the structural integrity is reduced, in the event of a rollover crash, there may be an increased risk of injury .

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V598000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 39

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Super Cab pick-up trucks not equipped with a moonroof. The structural roof braces may be missing rivets at the attachment of the roof rail, thereby reducing the structural integrity.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install the rivets for the roof brace attachments, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S29
 

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September 25, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V599000
Insufficient Seat and Seat Belt Weld/FMVSS 210,207


The seat belt buckle weld may fail, preventing the occupants from being properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V599000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 504

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 trucks with manually-adjusted front passenger seats. The seat belt anchor may not be adequately welded to the seat cushion frame. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages," and 207, "Seating Systems."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger manual seat track, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 6, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C17.
 

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October 16, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V652000
Doors may Open while Driving


A door that opens while driving can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V652000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,101,107

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford F-150, and 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty trucks. The doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch. Either condition can result in the doors opening while driving although they appear to be closed.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the door latch actuation cables and repair if necessary, and install water shields over the door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 13, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S33.
 
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