2016 Ford Explorer recall 16C11

Ford Recall 16C11: Driver Seat Back Frame May Fail/FMVSS 202, 207

2016 Ford Explorer

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

Seats — Front Assembly — Recliner

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."
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. The recall begin on August 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 16C11.
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Date Announced
JUN 28, 2016
Vehicles Affected
5,280
Ford Recall #
16C11
NHTSA Campaign #
16V475000
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