Ford Recalls 1.9 Million Vehicles for Defective Takata Airbags| Edmunds

Ford Recalls 1.9 Million Vehicles for Defective Takata Airbags


DEARBORN, Michigan — Ford is recalling 1,898,728 vehicles in North America and Mexico for defective Takata front-passenger airbag inflators, the automaker announced on Wednesday.

The vehicles include:

  • 2007-'10 Ford Edge
  • 2006-'11 Ford Fusion
  • 2005-'11 Ford Mustang
  • 2007-'11 Ford Ranger
  • 2007-'10 Lincoln MKX
  • 2006-'11 Lincoln MKZ
  • 2006-'11 Lincoln Zephyr
  • 2006-'11 Mercury Milan

Ford said it is not aware of any injuries associated with this expanded recall.

"We are working with our suppliers to develop replacement service inflators as quickly as possible," wrote Ford spokeswoman Elizabeth Weigandt in response to a query from Edmunds. "In addition, we plan to begin notifying customers by mail the week of July 11."

Ford dealers and Lincoln dealers will replace the front-passenger airbag inflator.

No information about this recall has been posted on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle safety in the U.S.

Owners can contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673 or Lincoln customer service at 1-800-521-4140.

Edmunds says: Owners of these vehicles should be prepared to make a service appointment with their dealer once they receive their official recall notice.

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