Ford has issued a recall for approximately 1,100 vehicles with collision repairs that may have an obsolete Takata airbag inflator. The recall includes model-year 2004-11 Ford Ranger, model-year 2005-14 Ford Mustang, model-year 2006 Ford GT, model-year 2007-10 Ford Edge, model-year 2008-12 Ford Fusion, model-year 2010-12 Lincoln MKZ, model-year 2007-10 Lincoln MKX, and model-year 2009-11 Mercury Milan.
Ford will begin notifying owners the week of March 8. Owners can call the automaker at 866-436-7332 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.
To fix the problem, dealers will inspect the driver and passenger airbag inflator or module and replace it, if necessary.
Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.
Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.