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Recall: Ford Expands Takata Airbag Recall

Recall: Ford Expands Takata Airbag Recall

Ford is the latest automaker to expand its Takata airbag recall. The new recall covers more than 816,000 vehicle built in North America from the Ford, Lincoln and Mercury brands.

On the Ford side, the recall includes:

  • 2005-06 and 2012 Mustang
  • 2005-06 GT
  • 2006-09, 2012 Fusion
  • 2007-09 Ranger
  • 2007-09 Edge

Recalled Lincolns include:

  • 2006-09 and 2012 Zephyer/MKZ
  • 2007-09 MKX

The only one on the Mercury list is the:

  • 2006-09 Milan

Ford says vehicles covered by the latest recall have defective Takata passenger side front airbags. The defect may cause those airbags to spray metal shrapnel throughout the cabin in the event of a crash. Although the defect has proven deadly in other vehicles, Ford says it is not aware of any injuries or deaths related to its latest recall.

Head to our update Takata airbag guide for the latest vehicle recall information and also check out the NHTSA’s recall site.

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