US NHTSA Recalls: Ford Expedition Full Size SUVs


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, April 26, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fifty four (54) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed?

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

Additional information:

Among the fifty four (54) recalls the NHTSA announced this April comes news of the following:

Logo - Ford Motor CompanyFord Motor Company (“Ford”), a Dearborn, Michigan establishment, has recalled an estimated 1,355 model year 2020 Ford Expedition Full Size SUVs marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Seat Belts – Belt Tension Sensor Malfunction

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V205000 reports the front passenger seat belt buckle’s Belt Tension Sensor (“BTS”) in the recalled Ford Expedition vehicles may malfunction and may result in the seat occupant being misclassified.

According to the NHTSA, in the event of a crash, the vehicle’s restraint system may not provide the intended level of protection, increasing the risk of serious injury.

Ford will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat belt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2020. Owners may contact Ford Customer Service toll-free at 1-866-436-7332 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Ford’s designation for this recall is 20S17.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Ford Motor Company, please search for “Ford” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Ford Expedition brand, please search for “Expedition” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V205000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12959-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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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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