FORD F-550 SD 2017: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Make : FORD Model : F-550 SD Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-12-19 - 2017-01-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V332000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-06-07 Date Received by ODI: 2017-05-22 Date Added to Database: 2017-05-23
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17C08
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2204
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 vehicles equipped with a manual driver's seat back recliner mechanism. In the event of a crash, the seat back frame may not restrain the occupant due to having inadequate welds. As such, these vehicles may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" numbers 202a, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems."
Consequence:
      If the occupant is not adequately restrained in the event of a crash, they have an increased risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. The recall began on June 7, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C08.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 202
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.