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2009 Lincoln MKS recall 16C06

Lincoln Recall 16C06: Air Bag Second Stage May Not Inflate Properly

2009 Lincoln MKS

An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Air Bags — Frontal

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ford Flex, 2008 and 2010-2012 Ford Taurus, 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X, 2008 Mercury Sable, 2009 and 2011 Lincoln MKS vehicles. The driver frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driver's frontal air bag module, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 13, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16C06.
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Date Announced
APR 26, 2016
Vehicles Affected
695
Lincoln Recall #
16C06
NHTSA Campaign #
16V247000
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