Recall List for the 2015 Ford Transit

Official recalls have been issued for the 2015 Ford Transit by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. 2015 Ford Transit ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL, FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL NHTSA Campaign #16V618000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,013

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Transit vehicles manufactured July 15, 2015, to April 14, 2016 and equipped with a 3.2L diesel engine. A fuel injector or the fuel volume control valve may clog due to metallic debris within the fuel system.

    Consequence: If debris clogs the fuel system, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel injection pump and associated parts and, if necessary, will replace the fuel filter and flush the fuel system, free of charge. The recall began on October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S32. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V618000 »

  2. 2015 Ford Transit EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #16V350000

    • Date Announced: MAY 24, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 2

    Summary: New England Wheels (New England) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Ford E-250, E-350, and 2015 Ford Transit vans equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts by Ricon. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack. Additionally, the lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.

    Consequence: If the platform side plates crack or the platform mounting fails from out-of-position bearings, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. When the vehicle's doors are opened, the platform may fall onto the lift operator, increasing their risk of injury.

    Actions: New England will notify owners, and Ricon dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. The platform will be inspected for cracks. Any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on June 29, 2016. Owners may contact New England customer service at 1-800-886-9247. New England's number for this recall is 16E-020. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V350000 »

  3. 2015 Ford Transit EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #16V331000

    • Date Announced: MAY 20, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 2

    Summary: National Van Builders, Inc. (National Van) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Transit vehicles manufactured July 1, 2015, to October 30, 2015, and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts by Ricon. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack. Additionally, the lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.

    Consequence: If the platform side plates crack or the platform mounting fails from out-of-position bearings, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. When the vehicle's doors are opened, the platform may fall onto the lift operator, increasing their risk of injury.

    Actions: National Van will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. The platform will be inspected for cracks. Any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on June 15, 2016. Owners may contact National Van customer service at 1-800-527-7477. National Van's number for this recall is Ricon 2016. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V331000 »

  4. 2015 Ford Transit AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW NHTSA Campaign #16V188000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 04, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 37,066

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Transit vehicles manufactured March 12, 2014, to March 18, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the side curtain air bag may not deploy with the proper trajectory due to being folded and packaged incorrectly.

    Consequence: A side curtain air bag that does not deploy as intended may increase the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and re-orient the side curtain air bag assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S13. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V188000 »

  5. 2015 Ford Transit SEAT BELTS: REAR:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #16V111000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 25, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 48,990

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Transit vehicles manufactured February 13, 2014, to January 13, 2016 and equipped with rear passenger seats. The rear seat belt buckles may be damaged if a heavy object is placed on, or impacts, the top of the buckle. The damage may prevent the buckle from latching or from remaining latched.

    Consequence: An unlatched seat belt increases the risk of injury to the occupant in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will modify or replace the seat belt buckles, depending on their location in the vehicle, free of charge. The recall began May 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S06. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V111000 »

  6. 2015 Ford Transit POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT NHTSA Campaign #15V865000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 22, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,170

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Transit vehicles manufactured May 1, 2015, to June 26, 2015, and equipped with dual rear wheels. The affected vehicles have a left or right rear axle drive shafts that may fracture, resulting in loss of drive power. Additionally, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll if it is parked without the parking brake applied.

    Consequence: A loss of drive power or vehicle rollaway after being parked can increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right axle drive shafts, free of charge. The recall began February 9, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S37. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V865000 »

  7. 2015 Ford Transit SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #15V402000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 24, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 49

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Transit vehicles manufactured March 1, 2015, to April 10, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been built with seat belt assemblies that have seat belt labels that are missing the required belt model and model year and instead state "prototype sample." As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies."

    Consequence: In the event of a safety issue with the affected seat belts, the vehicle owner may not be able to identify the seat belt if the seat belt label does not include a date of manufacturer.

    Actions: Ford has notified the one fleet owner affected, and a Ford representative will travel to the vehicle locations to install a new label that includes all of the required information. There will be no charge for this service. The recall began on June 12, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C05. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V402000 »

  8. 2015 Ford Transit FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING NHTSA Campaign #14V708000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 05, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 89

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Transit vehicles manufactured July 28, 2014, to August 7, 2014. In the affected vehicles the fuel filter bracket mounting may detach from the frame cross member over time.

    Consequence: A separation of the fuel filter from the cross member will disrupt distribution of fuel to the engine, thereby inducing an engine stall. An unexpected engine stall while driving increases the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a reinforcement plate, free of charge. The recall began on December 19, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S23. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V708000 »

  9. 2015 Ford Transit SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER NHTSA Campaign #14V482000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,290

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Transit vehicles manufactured April 3, 2014, to May 27, 2014. Brake fluid may leak from the brake hose/caliper junctions at the rear of the vehicle.

    Consequence: A brake fluid leak may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle. If both of the rear brake junctions leak, there may a complete loss of braking. Either of these scenarios increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sealing washers on both rear brake caliper to brake hose joints, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S15. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V482000 »

  10. 2015 Ford Transit STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR NHTSA Campaign #14V483000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 592

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Transit cargo vans without rear seating positions manufactured March 12, 2014, to June 24, 2014 and equipped with windowless sliding doors. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured without the epoxy reinforcement on the windowless sliding doors.

    Consequence: A sliding door without the epoxy reinforcement has an increased potential of unlatching in certain side impact crashes. A door that unlatches may open, allowing for a vehicle occupant to be ejected in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a reinforcement plate into the windowless sliding door, free of charge. The recall began in September 22, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S16. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V483000 »

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