Popular Company Discovers Unsafe Seats in Top Selling Vehicles Increasing Injuries and Death

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December 04, 2017

Ford has issued a recall on their F-150's, the number one selling pickup truck, and their Explorers. More than 200,000 trucks and SUV's are being recalled due to loose front seats.

The recall covers certain 2016 F-150's and 2016 Explorers. These vehicles are equipped with front power seats.

According to Ford, "The upper left-hand pivot bolt for the front power seat adjuster may loosen or fall out. A front seat cushion with a missing upper left-hand pivot bolt may experience increased movement in a crash and not properly restrain occupants, increasing the risk of injury."

Currently, Ford is unaware of any injury or deaths related to this recall. The affected vehicles include:

2016 Ford F-150 vehicles built at Dearborn Assembly Plant, Jan. 22, 2016 to April 19, 2016
2016 Ford F-150 vehicles built at Kansas City Assembly Plant, Jan. 22, 2016 to April 19, 2016
2016 Ford Explorer vehicles built at Chicago Assembly Plant, Jan. 22, 2016 to April 19, 2016

The recall includes approximately 202,274 trucks and SUV's in North America, including 177,264 in the United States and 22,620 in Canada, and 2,390 in Mexico. The reference number for this recall is 17S4O.

If you have an affected vehicle, you are encouraged to take it to your local dealer. All repairs and labor will be at no expense to the customer.

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