Recall data for: 2012 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT
NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V374000
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S36
Model: TRANSIT CONNECT
Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
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Recall Type: V
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 16330
Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120815
Recall Initiator: MFR
Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company
Date Report Received By ODI: 20120802
Date Added To File: 20120802
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Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Transit Connect vehicles. The wiper arms may not be adequately riveted resulting in incomplete or inconsistent clearing of the windshield and possible detachment of the wiper arm.
If the wiper arm detaches, the windshield wiper will fail and the driver’s visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side wiper arm and blade assemblies, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 15, 2012. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.