Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96E010000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 1994

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960819

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960325

Date Added To File: 19960329

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE SEAT RECLINER TO SEAT FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS ON THESE VEHICLES COULD LOOSEN, FATIGUE AND FRACTURE, ALLOWING THE SEAT BACK TO SUDDENLY RECLINE.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR TO THE DRIVER’S SEAT, THIS COULD RESULT IN A SUDDEN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE ALL FOAM AND/OR FABRIC SANDWICHED BETWEEN THE RECLINER ASSEMBLY AND THE SEAT FRAME, INSTALL WASHERS BETWEEN THE SEAT RECLINER AND THE SEAT FRAME AT EACH ATTACHMENT POINT, AND INSTALL NEW ATTACHING BOLTS TORQUED TO A HIGHER SPECIFICATION. THESE CORRECTIONS WILL BE MADE TO BOTH THE DRIVER’S AND PASSENGER’S SEATS.