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2017 Ford Focus recall 17C13

Ford Recall 17C13: Insufficient Seat Frame Weld/FMVSS 207, 210

2017 Ford Focus

The reduced seat back strength may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Seat Belts — Rear
Seats — Mid/Rear Assembly

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Focus vehicles. The rear left side seat back frame may have an insufficient weld between the outboard pivot bracket and the pivot nut joint, resulting in the seat back having reduced strength. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems, " and 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the rear second left side rear seat back as necessary, free of charge. The recall began October 10, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C13.
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Date Announced
AUG 28, 2017
Vehicles Affected
698
Ford Recall #
17C13
NHTSA Campaign #
17V528000
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