Ford Motor Company has issued a recall impacting over 500,000 vehicles across the US, Canada and Mexico. According to the release from Ford,certain vehicles with manual adjustments to the seat backs, may be missing a piece and ultimately reducing the effectiveness of the seats restraint capabilities. The following vehicles are impacted by the recall:

  • 2018-20 Ford F-150 vehicles built at:

    Dearborn Assembly Plant from Sept. 14, 2018, to Aug. 7, 2019, and

    Kansas City Assembly Plant from Sept. 11, 2018, through Aug. 2, 2019

  • 2019-20 Ford F-Series Super Duty vehicles built at:

    Kentucky Assembly Plant from Sept. 9, 2018, through July 22, 2019, and

    Ohio Assembly Plant from Sept. 11, 2018, through July 17, 2019

  • 2018-19 Ford Explorer vehicles built at Chicago Assembly Plant from Sept. 9, 2018, through March 3, 2019
  • 2019-20 Ford Expedition vehicles built at Kentucky Assembly Plant from Oct. 16, 2018, through July 24, 2019
  • 2020 Ford Explorer vehicles built at Chicago Assembly Plant from Nov. 21, 2018, through Aug. 21, 2019, and
  • 2020 Lincoln Aviator vehicles built at Chicago Assembly Plant from April 12, 2019, through July 16, 2019.

If your vehicle is affected by the recall, the dealer will inspect the seat and will replace the seat structure if necessary. Most vehicles are expected to pass the inspection. The Ford reference number for this recall is 19C07