(2) FORD RECALLS – 2017 F-150 & 2016 C-MAX, FOCUS

January 24, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V053000

Instrument Cluster May Fail to Illuminate/FMVSS102

If the transmission gear position indicator fails to illuminate, the driver may be unable to tell the transmission shift position, increasing the risk of a crash or injury from unintended vehicle movement.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V053000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,792

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 trucks equipped with an eight-inch productivity screen. In these vehicles, the instrument cluster may lose power after the initial vehicle start-up in cold ambient temperatures. Several gauges, including the transmission gear position indicator, may not illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicles Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, “Transmission shift position sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect.”

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 7, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17C01.

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.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD F-150 2017

 

January 24, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V052000

Improper Weld Joints on Floor Pan

Improperly welded apron joints may reduce the front-end structural integrity of the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V052000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 17

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 Focus and C-Max vehicles. The floor pan may have improperly welded left-hand apron joints.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the apron joints, repairing the vehicle, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 6, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S03.

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.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD C-MAX 2016
FORD FOCUS 2016

 



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