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If the seat back unexpectedly reclines while the car is being driven, it could result in loss of vehicle control.

Seats — Front Assembly — Recliner

Summary
Pm certain sedans and wagons, the seat back recliner handle spring could have been damaged during an in-process test and the occupant may notice a chucking, or perceived looseness of the front seat back, or the seat back could unexpectedly recline.
Actions
Dealers will replace the seat back recliner handle spring for the driver and front passenger seats. Owner notification began April 3, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
MAR 28, 2001
Vehicles Affected
8,500
Ford Recall #
01S13
NHTSA Campaign #
01V108000
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