Ford Recalls F-150 and 3 Other Models for Seats

July 27, 2017

SHARING TOOLS        | Print Subscribe
Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.
Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 94,605 2014 Ford F-150, 2014 E-Series, 2014-2015 Escape, and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles in the U.S. so dealers can replace faulty seat, seatback, seat belt and seat belt buckle attaching bolts, the automaker said.

The attaching bolts were improperly tempered. If they fracture, Ford said, the structural integrity of the seat or the seatbelt system’s performance may be compromised in a sudden stop or crash, increasing the risk of injury.”

Ford noted, however, that the company isn’t aware of any related accidents or injuries. Ford dealers will replace these bolts at no cost to the customer.

In addition to the vehicles recalled in the U.S., 20,681 will be recalled in Canada for the same issue. A total of 1,510 will be recalled in Mexico as well.

The Ford reference number for this recall is 17S17.

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 2000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.


ELDs and Telematics

sponsored by
sponsor logo

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All