LINCOLN MKS 2009: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : LINCOLN Model : MKS Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-06-02 - 2009-04-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V247000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-06-09 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-26 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-26
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16C06
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 695
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."
Consequence:
      An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.