"It is possible the side curtain airbags are positioned incorrectly on either or both sides of the vehicle, which may influence side curtain airbag performance and increase the risk of injury in a crash," Ford said in a statement.
There are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall.
The affected Transit vans were built at Kansas City Assembly Plant from March 12, 2014 through March 18, 2016.
No information about the recall has been posted on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle safety in the U.S.
Edmunds says: Owners should wait for their official recall notice and then schedule a service appointment. But if you have an immediate concern, it's best to contact your dealer now.