FORD TRANSIT CONNECT 2014: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Make : FORD Model : TRANSIT CONNECT Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-08-09 - 2014-09-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V777000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-01-28 Date Received by ODI: 2014-12-05 Date Added to Database: 2014-12-05
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14S26
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19825
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain model year 2014 Ford Transit Connect cargo vans manufactured August 9, 2013, to September 20, 2014. The affected vehicles are equipped with sliding door panels that may have an improper bond strength between the plastic panel and paint primer. This could cause the door panel to separate from the vehicle while driving.
Consequence:
      If the plastic sliding door panel separates while driving, it can increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reinstall the panel with proper materials, free of charge. The recall began January 28, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S26.
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.