FORD THUNDERBIRD 2004: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

Make : FORD Model : THUNDERBIRD Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-12-15 - 2004-01-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V330000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-07-20 Date Received by ODI: 2004-07-08 Date Added to Database: 2004-07-08
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04S18
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 24277
Summary:
      CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER ADJUSTABLE SEATS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED.
Consequence:
      THE SEAT MAY NOT PERFORM AS INTENDED DURING A CRASH WHICH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE UPPER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY ON THE POWER SEATS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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