2014 Ford ESCAPE Seat Belts Recall

2014 Ford ESCAPE Seat Belts Recall

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2014 Ford ESCAPE Seat Belts Recall
 NHTSA Recall #109572
NHTSA Compaign #14V597000
MFG Compaign #14S21
 ManufacturerFord Motor Company
 SupplierFORD
 BrandFORD
 ModelESCAPE
 Model Year2014
 ComponentSEAT BELTS
 Date of notification21/02/18
 Begin date of manufacuring05/10/11
 End date of manufacturing01/11/13
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received26/09/14
 Report created26/09/14
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number0
Estimated number of affected units746842
 Defect summaryFord motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 ford c-max vehicles manufactured january 19, 2012, to november 21, 2013; ford fusion vehicles manufactured february 3, 2012, to august 24, 2013; ford escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, to november 1, 2013; and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured april 25, 2012, to september 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the restraint control module (rcm) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
 Consequence summaryThe short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
 Corrective actionFord will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rcm, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners were sent an interim notification on november 10, 2014. A second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14s21.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).
  • What is Recall? A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure? Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect? Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

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