Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2010 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V316000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10C13

Make: FORD

Model: TRANSIT CONNECT

Year: 2010

Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20081205

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20100531

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 33728

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20100719

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20100707

Date Added To File: 20100708

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 201

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 5, 2008 THROUGH MAY 31, 2010 FOR FAILING TO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, “OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT.” DURING VEHICLE TESTING THE VEHICLE EXCEEDED HEAD INJURY CRITERIA REQUIREMENTS SET BY THE STANDARD. THE HEADLINER RETENTION PUSHPIN LOCATED ON THE HEADLINER ABOVE THE B-PILLAR TRIM ON BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE OF THE VEHICLES NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, AN OCCUPANT COULD BE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 19, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY AT 1-866-436-7332.