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2009 Ford Flex Ratings, Reviews and Analysis
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2009 Ford Flex
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2009 Ford Flex (4/26/2016)
Campaign Number: 16V247000
Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Description: 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."
Defect: An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driver's frontal air bag module, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 13, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16C06.