2006 Ford EXPLORER Equipment Recall

2006 Ford EXPLORER Equipment Recall

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2006 Ford EXPLORER Equipment Recall
 NHTSA Recall #68839
NHTSA Compaign #10E043000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerMARATHON SEAT COVERS, INC.
 SupplierFORD
 BrandFORD
 ModelEXPLORER
 Model Year2006
 ComponentEQUIPMENT
 Date of notification14/09/10
 Begin date of manufacuring09/12/18
 End date of manufacturing09/12/18
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received03/09/10
 Report created10/09/10
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units294
 Defect summaryMarathon is recalling certain seat covers, brand superhides with part numbers 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, and 630, sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These seat covers are made of heavier thread and are not compatible with seats containing side airbags. The heavier seat cover could interfere with full deployment of the airbag in the event of a crash.
 Consequence summaryAn improperly deployed airbag could result in serious injury.
 Corrective actionMarathon will notify owners of record and replace the seat cover free of charge. The safety recall began on september 14, 2010. Owners may contact marathon at 1-800-735-2769.
 Recall notesThis recall only pertains to aftermarket marathon seat covers and has no relation to any original equipment installed on general motors, ford, chrysler, toyota, or nissan vehicles. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov .
  • 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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