"In certain vehicles, the chemical enhancer for the second-stage airbag deployment could be missing from the module, which may increase the risk of an injury in a crash that requires second-stage deployment," Ford said in a statement. "This condition does not affect primary-stage airbag deployment."
There are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall. Ford said the problem is not related to the Takata airbag inflator recall.
The affected vehicles were built at the Chicago Assembly Plant and Oakville Assembly from December 13, 2007 through October 6, 2011.
No information about this recall has been posted on the Web site of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle safety in the U.S.
Edmunds says: Dealers are waiting for parts in this recall. If you own one of these vehicles and have an immediate concern, it?s best to contact your dealer now.