Year: 2009 Make: FORD Model: Taurus X

Number of OPEN Recalls 1


NHTSA Recall Number:  16V247000
Recall Date:  26 April 2016

SUMMARY
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ford Flex, 2008 and 2010-2012 Ford Taurus, 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X, 2008 Mercury Sable, 2009 and 2011 Lincoln MKS vehicles. The driver frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

CONSEQUENCE
An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

REMEDY
An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

MANUFACTURER 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.