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Improper welds on the driver's seat may allow the seat back pivot to crack or break. In a crash, if the seat pivot breaks, the risk of injury to the driver is increased.
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the seat pivot bracket may break. 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.
Improper welds on some 40 percent split and captain's driver seats may allow the seat back to break at the seat pivot bracket. In a crash, if the seat pivot breaks, the risk of injury to the driver is increased. Dealers will add a reinforcement to the driver's seat back frame on both style seats or replace the seat back frame if necessary. The recall began March 28, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08C01.