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Ford Expedition Recall, Lincoln Navigator Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FORD EXPEDITION 2012
LINCOLN NAVIGATOR 2012
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANYMfr's Report Date: JAN 30, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V034000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 569
Summary:
 FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 19, 2011, THROUGH DECEMBER 2, 2011, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 202, "HEAD RESTRAINTS." THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE INADEQUATE WELDS ON THE HEAD RESTRAINT SUPPORT BRACKETS FOR THE SECOND ROW, RIGHT-HAND SEAT.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT HEAD RESTRAINT MAY NOT PROVIDE THE REQUIRED STRENGTH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
 FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEAD RESTRAINTS

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