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Does Ford have a recall on airbags?

Does Ford have a recall on airbags?

Ford is recalling around 2.6 million cars in the US starting April 1 to replace driver’s side front Takata airbag inflators that could rupture. Car models include the Ford Fusion 2006-2012, Ford Edge 2007-2010, Ford Ranger 2007-2011, Mercury Milan 2006-2011, Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ 2006-2012, and Lincoln MKX 2007-2010.

What Ford vehicles have airbag recall?

It includes 2006-12 Ford Fusion, 2007-10 Ford Edge, 2007-11 Ford Ranger, 2006-11 Mercury Milan, 2006-12 Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ, and 2007-10 Lincoln MKX vehicles. Dealers will replace the driver-side front airbag inflator or airbag module. Owner notifications will begin the week of April 1.

How long does the Ford airbag recall take?

Parts are now available for all affected vehicle lines, and most repairs take less than one-half day to complete. If alternative transportation is required, dealers are authorized to provide a loaner vehicle at no charge (except fuel and insurance).

How long does it take to replace recalled airbags?

How long will the repair for this recall take? The time to replace the front-passenger airbag inflator is approximately two hours. However, it may be necessary to leave your vehicle for an extended period of time on the day of your appointment to allow your retailer flexibility in scheduling.

How do I know if my Takata airbag has been replaced?

Visit NHTSA.gov/recalls to find out if your car or truck is under recall. Search using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your search result will tell you if your car or truck is included in this recall or any other safety recall.

Can I replace my airbag myself?

Repairing or replacing an airbag can be done, however it depends upon your level of technical ability, your confidence that you can adequately perform the repairs correctly and safely, and if your efforts outweigh the costs of taking it to a professional.

Does Ford fix recalls for free?

Are recalls free? Yes, absolutely. Any repairs required due to a recall from Ford Motor Company will be conducted at no cost to you.