Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1993 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V055000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1993

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19930501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19930601

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940517

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940326

Date Added To File: 19940401

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE LOCK PLATE OF THE DRIVER SIDE INBOARD SEAT TRACK ADJUSTERS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH AN UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATION TO THE FABRICATION PROCESS WHICH CAUSES THE SEAT NOT TO FULLY ENGAGE IN CERTAIN SEATING POSITIONS NEAR THE MID-POINT OF THE SEAT TRACK TRAVEL.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH THE SEAT CAN MOVE, WHICH WOULD RESULT IN REDUCED OCCUPANT PROTECTION.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER SIDE INBOARD SEAT TRACK.