Ford Motor Company – Front Seat Frames May Have Exposed Sharp Edges

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with power front seats. The seat frames may have sharp edges.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190911
NHTSA ID 19V651000
Consequence Summary Occupants my contact the sharp edges when reaching between the power front seat and center console, increasing their risk of injury.
Corrective Action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install protective tape on the exposed inside edge and tab of the power seat frames, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S29.
Recall Code 19S29
Potentially Affected 311907
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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