NHTSA June 2016 Vehicle Recalls: 9 MTD [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, June 2, 2016, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), part of the US Department of Transportation, has posted nine (9) vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the nine (9) recalls the NHTSA has announced this June comes news of the following:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger Vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ Vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX Vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT Vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang Vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A”.

Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX Vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ Vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT Vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang Vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Any vehicle not included in “Zone A”, or “Zone B” is not included in the safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

According to the NHTSA, an inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Want to read more about this recall? Please click on the links above to visit the originating site and see individual vehicle, tire or accessory recalls.

Want to read more about other recalls? Please click on the links below.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7082-2016
Back to the main Recalls Direct page: http://www.RecallsDirect.com
About the Recalls Direct service: http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org
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