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2018 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT

Report Date:
March 22, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V229000
Component:
SEATS

Summary:
TransitWorks is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Transit, 2018 Ford Transit Connect, and 2016 Dodge Ram ProMaster vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman Seating GO-ES seats. When the back seat cushion is rotated from the stowed position to the upright position, the seat cushion may not remain locked into place when under load, such as in a crash or a sudden stop.

Consequence Summary:
In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
TransitWorks has notified owners and instructed them to contact Freedman seats for a repair kit. The recall began December 19, 2019. Owners may contact Freedman Seating customer service at 1-800-443-4540 or TransitWorks customer service at 1-855-337-9543.