FORD TRANSIT CONNECT 2014: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Make : FORD Model : TRANSIT CONNECT Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-11-06 - 2014-09-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V050000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-03-26 Date Received by ODI: 2015-01-30 Date Added to Database: 2015-01-30
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15S03
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16091
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain model year 2014 Ford Transit Connect vehicles manufactured November 6, 2013, to September 20, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the upper seat belt bolts may have been improperly torqued, allowing them to loosen over time.
Consequence:
      If the seat belt anchorage fasteners loosen over time, there is an increased risk of personal injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the original seatbelt fasteners with properly torqued fasteners, free of charge. The recall began March 26, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S03.
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.