LINCOLN MKZ 2015: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Make : LINCOLN Model : MKZ Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-11-14 - 2014-07-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V875000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-05-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-05 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-05
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16S42
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 603392
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured November 2, 2012, to July 31, 2014, and 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured November 14, 2012, to July 31, 2014. In the event of a crash, heat from the deployment of a seat belt pretensioner may cause a front seat belt anchor cable to fail.
Consequence:
      If the driver or front passenger seatbelt cables cannot properly restrain the front seat occupants, they would be at an increased risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable, free of charge. The recall began May 16, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S42.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.