RECALL ALERT: Ford Issuing a Safety Compliance Recall For Certain 2014 Ford Flex and F-150

Nov. 5, 2014  – Ford is issuing safety recalls in North America for the following affected models:

  • 2014 Ford Flex
  • 2014 Ford F-150

This post contains information from Ford November 4, 2014, recalled that includes 2014 Ford Flex And Ford F-150 Trucks  – This recall affects only North American vehicles


2014 Ford Flex


RECALLED ISSUED BY  Ford Motor Company
RECALLED DATE  November 4, 2014
RECALL AFFECTED MODELS Certain 2014 F-150 Vehicles built at Dearborn Truck, March 1, 2014, to May 31, 2014;
Certain 2014 Flex Built at Oakville Assembly, March 1, 2014, to May 31, 2014
Certain 2014 F-150 Vehicles built at Kansas City Assembly, March 1, 2014, to May 31, 2014, and certain 2009-
Certain 2014 F-150 Vehicles serviced with a suspect seat track assembly repaired Feb. 17, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2014.
NUMBER OF AFFECTED MODELS 134,947
REASON FOR RECALL for a passenger seat sensing issue that could result in non-deployment of the passenger airbag in certain frontal crashes, if an adult is in the passenger seat. This may increase the risk of injury in certain frontal crashes.
WHAT TO KNOW
  1. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.
  2. Ford is aware of 113,418 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, 19,975 in Canada and 1,554 in Mexico.
  3. Dealers will widen the gap between the manual seat frame and seat track assembly, then calibrate the seat occupant classification system at no cost to the customer.

RECALL SUMMARIZED


Ford issues safety compliance recall for certain 2014 Flex and F-150 vehicles in North America for passenger seat occupant classification sensing issue

Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 135,000 2014 Ford Flex and F-150 vehicles in North America (actual 134,947) The passenger seat airbag sensor may not work and could result in non-deployment of the passenger airbag in certain frontal crashes if an adult is in the passenger seat. This may increase the risk of injury in certain frontal crashes.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.

Affected vehicles include: 

  • Certain 2014 Flex vehicles built at Oakville Assembly, between March 1, 2014, and May 31, 2014. 
  • Certain 2014 F-150 vehicles built at Dearborn Truck between March 1, 2014, and May 31, 2014; 
  • Certain 2014 F-150 vehicles built at Kansas City Assembly, between March 1, 2014, and May 31, 2014
  • Certain 2009-2014 F-150 vehicles serviced with a suspect seat track assembly repaired Feb. 17, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2014.

Ford is aware of 113,418 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, 19,975 in Canada and 1,554 in Mexico.

Dealers will widen the gap between the manual seat frame and seat track assembly, then calibrate the seat occupant classification system at no cost to the customer.


2014 Ford F-150 




2014 Ford Flex


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