2011 E-350 Base Extended Cargo Van SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST Recall

On April 20, 2011, the NHTSA and Ford announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 E-350 Base Extended Cargo Van SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST Recall

Recall ID # 11V246000 - SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
Recall Date
APR 20, 2011

Model Affected
2011 FORD E-350

Recall Summary
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 E-150, E-250, E-350 AND E-450 TRUCKS FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS." IT MAY BE POSSIBLE THAT UNDER UNUSUALLY HIGH LOADS, SUCH AS DURING A CRASH, THE DRIVER POWER SEAT TRACK WORM GEAR MAY FRACTURE.

Defect Consenquence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES OF SEVERE LOADING, THE WORM GEAR COULD FRACTURE AND ALLOW THE SEAT TO SHIFT UNRESTRAINED FORWARD OR BACKWARD INCREASING THE RISK AND/OR SEVERITY OF INJURIES TO THE DRIVER.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER'S SEAT TRACK ASSEMBLY, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 4, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

Units Affected
192

Notes
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 11C16
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