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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 16V875000
Mfg's Report Date: DEC 04, 2016
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 603392


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured November 2, 2012, to July 31, 2014, and 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured November 14, 2012, to July 31, 2014. In the event of a crash, heat from the deployment of a seat belt pretensioner may cause a front seat belt anchor cable to fail.

Consequence:
If the driver or front passenger seatbelt cables cannot properly restrain the front seat occupants, they would be at an increased risk of injury.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable, free of charge. The recall began May 16, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S42.

Dates of Manufacture:
NOV 01, 2012 to JUL 30, 2014

Manufacturer Recall Number:
16S42

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