DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 550,000 trucks and SUVs in North America because seat backs may not properly restrain people in a crash.
The recall covers certain 2018 through 2020 F-150 pickups, 2019 and 2020 Super Duty trucks, 2018 and 2019 Explorer SUVs, and 2019 and 2020 Expedition SUVs. All have manual driver or front passenger seat-back recliner mechanisms.READ MORE: Variety The Children’s Charity Gives Out 5,000th Piece Of Adaptive Equipment
Also included are some 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs with rear seats with manual seat-back mechanisms.
Ford says the trucks may not have a third pawl needed for seat strength, increasing the risk of injury in a crash. Ford says it doesn’t know of any crashes or injuries.
Dealers will inspect seat structures and replace them if needed. Most are expected to pass.READ MORE: Pitt Guard Ithiel Horton Pleads To Reduced Charges, avoids jail time
Owners will be notified starting Oct. 7.
To find out if your Ford vehicle is under recall, visit this link.
For additional information, visit Consumer Reports here.MORE NEWS: Penguins Sign Forward Jeff Carter To 2-Year Contract Extension
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