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Recall data for: 2011 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V246000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 11C16

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2011

Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20110307

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20110323

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 192

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110504

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20110420

Date Added To File: 20110422

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 E-150, E-250, E-350 AND E-450 TRUCKS FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, “SEATING SYSTEMS.” IT MAY BE POSSIBLE THAT UNDER UNUSUALLY HIGH LOADS, SUCH AS DURING A CRASH, THE DRIVER POWER SEAT TRACK WORM GEAR MAY FRACTURE.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES OF SEVERE LOADING, THE WORM GEAR COULD FRACTURE AND ALLOW THE SEAT TO SHIFT UNRESTRAINED FORWARD OR BACKWARD INCREASING THE RISK AND/OR SEVERITY OF INJURIES TO THE DRIVER.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER’S SEAT TRACK ASSEMBLY, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 4, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.