NHTSA May 2017 Vehicle Recalls: 74 MTD [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, May 29, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 74 tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

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

Additional information:

Among the 74 recalls the NHTSA has announced this May comes news of the following:

Ford Motor Company (“Ford”) has recalled an estimated 2,204 model year 2017 Ford Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 Vehicles equipped with a manual driver’s seat back recliner mechanism. In the event of a crash, the seat back frame may not restrain the occupant due to having inadequate welds. As such, these vehicles may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) numbers 202a, “Head Restraints” and 207, “Seating Systems”. these vehicles, the doors may appear to be closed and latched, but, in fact, may inadvertently open.

According to the NHTSA, the door may unexpectedly open due to road or driving conditions or occupant contact with the door. The sudden opening may result in occupant ejection or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8733-2017
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? 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/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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