Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

June 28, 2016

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

16V475000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

5,280

Summary:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Explorer and F-150 vehicles equipped with a manual recline driver's seat. The seat back frame may have insufficient welds which may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems."

Consequence:

The seat back may not adequately restrain the occupant during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

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 August 15, 2016. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 16C11.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration