Ford Thunderbird Recall 04V330000
Ford Recalls 2004 Taurus, Thunderbird, and Mercury Sable Models for Seat Weld Issue
Body, Interior & Misc., July 20, 2004
RepairPal Expert Overview
Ford has recalled certain 2004 Taurus, Thunderbird, and Mercury Sable vehicles due to an inadequate weld on the front seats. In a collision, the seat may not perform as designed, which could result in injury. Dealers will replace the upper support assembly on the power seats.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2004
Manufacturer's Report Date: July 20, 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V330000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
Potential Number of Units Affected: 24,277
Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER ADJUSTABLE SEATS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED.
Consequence: THE SEAT MAY NOT PERFORM AS INTENDED DURING A CRASH WHICH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE UPPER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY ON THE POWER SEATS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration