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Ford Transit Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FORD / TRANSIT CONNECT 2010

Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Mfr's Report Date: JUL 06, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V316000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS Potential Number of Units Affected: 33728
Summary:

 FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 5, 2008 THROUGH MAY 31, 2010 FOR FAILING TO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING VEHICLE TESTING THE VEHICLE EXCEEDED HEAD INJURY CRITERIA REQUIREMENTS SET BY THE STANDARD. THE HEADLINER RETENTION PUSHPIN LOCATED ON THE HEADLINER ABOVE THE B-PILLAR TRIM ON BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE OF THE VEHICLES NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.
Consequence:

 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, AN OCCUPANT COULD BE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:

 FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES.