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Ford recall 07V541000

Driver's Air Bag May Not Deploy

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Ford F-250 Super Duty 2008
F-350 Super Duty 2008

Body, Interior & Misc., November 20, 2007

RepairPal Expert Overview

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.


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

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