Recalls & Defects For 2017 Ford Transit Connect



Vehicle Report: 2017 Ford Transit Connect

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Seat Belts:front

Report Receipt Date: 05/27/2020
NHTSA Campaign: 20v305000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 transit connect vehicles. the front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioner initiators could contain an improper generant mix ratio that may prevent the seat belt pretensioners from deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence
In the event of a crash, the front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioners may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace seat belt assemblies as necessary, free of charge. this recall began august 7, 2020. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 20s25.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Visibility:sun/Moon Roof Assembly

Report Receipt Date: 05/08/2020
NHTSA Campaign: 20v260000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 transit connect vehicles equipped with a panoramic fixed-glass vista roof. an improper bond may exist between the panoramic roof and the vehicle body and may result in wind noise, water leak, and in some cases, separation from the vehicle.

Consequence
If the panoramic roof panel separates from the vehicle while it is being driven, it may increase the risk of an injury or crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove, clean, and reinstall the panoramic roof panel, free of charge. ford issued owners an interim notification on may 26, 2020. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 20s22.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (Prndl)

Report Receipt Date: 06/10/2022
NHTSA Campaign: 22v413000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2013-2019 escape, 2013-2018 c-max, 2013-2016 fusion, 2013-2021 transit connect, and 2015-2018 edge vehicles. the bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.

Consequence
A damaged or missing bushing may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear, and cause the vehicle to move in an unexpected direction. additionally, the vehicle may roll after the driver selects the 'park' position. either scenario increases the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the under hood shift bushing and add a protective cap over the shift cable bushing, free of charge. interim owner notification letters, informing owners of the safety risk, were mailed july 1, 2022. remedy parts are expected to be available in 4th quarter 2022. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 22s43.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (Prndl)

Report Receipt Date: 05/24/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v376000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2013-2021 transit connect vehicles equipped with 2.5l engines. the bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.

Consequence
A damaged or missing bushing may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear, causing the vehicle to move in an unexpected direction. additionally, the vehicle may roll after the driver selects the 'park' position. either scenario increases the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the underhood shifter cable bushing, and add a protective cap, free of charge. owner notification letters were mailed on june 29, 2021. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 21s24.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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