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Recall 14V484000

Windshield Visibility

Recall Details

Air may have become trapped between the laminated layers of glass that make up the windshield, reducing clarity and visibility for the driver.

Our Quick Take

Air bubbles may form in the windshield reducing visibility.

What Should You Do?

Ford will begin recalling vehicles August 2014. If you notice air bubbles in the windshield, contact your dealer. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Dealers will replace the windshield free of charge. Ford's number for this recall is 14C07.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., August 06, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 06, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,139
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V484000
Component
VISIBILITY
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles manufactured August 20, 2013, to June 6, 2014. The affected vehicles may have visible air bubbles in the windshield glass. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 205, "Glazing Materials."
Consequence
Air bubbles in the windshield could impact the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the windshields for air bubbles, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C07.
Notify
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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