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2016 FORD ESCAPE Recall - Campaign #17V398000

 
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2016 FORD ESCAPE RECALL - #17V398000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : KNEE BOLSTER

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 Ford Escape vehicles. The driver's knee airbag modules installed in these vehicles were produced without the inflator gas generant material, and, as a result, the air bags may not inflate properly in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2016 FORD ESCAPE
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 12/18/2015 - 12/18/2015
Recalled on 6/28/2017
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on 8/8/2017
# Affected 3
Recalled for AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 Ford Escape vehicles. The driver's knee airbag modules installed in these vehicles were produced without the inflator gas generant material, and, as a result, the air bags may not inflate properly in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequences In the event of a crash, if the driver's knee air bag does not inflate as intended, the driver has an increased risk of injury.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace driver's knee air bag, free of charge. The recall began on August 8, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C11.
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.
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