Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Ford Fusion, Escape, C-Max, Lincoln MKZ


Automobiles Affected: About 42,972 model-yr 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans, and Ford Escape SUVs and C-Max Energi and Hybrid automobiles

The Problem:The vehicles’; seatback frames do not comply with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration specifications, in accordance to the Detroit News. Specific driver and front passenger seatback assemblies may possibly have been created with substandard welds joining the seatback recliner mechanism to the seatback frame. This could boost the chance of injury in a collision, the newspaper reported. No crashes or injuries have been reported as a consequence of the faulty frames.

The Fix: Dealers will change the seatback frames for cost-free. Ford has not nevertheless listed an proprietor notification routine.

What Owners Must Do: Owners can phone Ford at 866-436-7332 for far more info.

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