Ford F-350 Super Duty Recall 07V541000
Driver's Air Bag May Not Deploy
Body, Interior & Misc., November 20, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
On forty-five trucks, the driver air bag module may not have been assembled properly, which means the driver air bag may not deploy in a crash. If the air bag does not deploy, the risk of injury in a crash is increased.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the air bag may not deploy as designed. Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The driver air bag module may not have been assembled properly, which means the driver air bag may not deploy in a crash. If the air bag does not deploy, the risk of injury in a crash is increased. Dealers will replace the driver air bag module free of charge. The recall began November 20, 2007. The Ford recall number 07C019.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2008
Manufacturer's Report Date: November 20, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V541000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 45
Summary: CERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED IN FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.' THE DRIVER AIR BAG MODULE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY ASSEMBLED.
Consequence: THIS CONDITION MAY PREVENT THE DRIVER AIR BAG FROM PROPERLY DEPLOYING AND REDUCE OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE YOUR DRIVER AIR BAG MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 20, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes: FORD RECALL NO. 07C19. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration