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Mercury Sable Recall 04V330000

Ford Recalls 2004 Taurus, Thunderbird, and Mercury Sable Models for Seat Weld Issue

Recall Details

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., July 20, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 20, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
24,277
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V330000
Component
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

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).
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