Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Subaru


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FORD (2)

#1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V217000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,355

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Expedition vehicles. The front passenger seatbelt buckleís Belt Tension Sensor (BTS) may malfunction and may result in the seat occupant being misclassified.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seatbelt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Fordís number for this recall is 20S17.

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.


#2



Ford Motor Company is issuing an equipment recall for certain replacement handlamps. The affected replacement headlamps were sold directly to customers or installed on select 2013-16 Lincoln MKZ vehicles.

Due to a backorder of replacement headlamp assemblies in North America, some dealers began ordering and installing headlamp assemblies designed for the Korea and China markets, which were similar in design to North America units and appeared to function properly. However, the dealers were unaware that the units did not comply with U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, including for headlamp beam patterns, illuminated side markers, horizontal adjustments and U.S. Department of Transportation markings.

Ford Motor Company is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this condition. This action affects 130 replacement headlamps, including those on 37 vehicles identified by Ford in the United States.

Dealers will inspect headlamps in affected vehicles and replace them as needed. Dealers will also contact customers who purchased over-the-counter parts and provide replacements. The Ford Motor Company reference number for this recall is 20C10.



SUBARU


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V218000
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 188,207

Summary

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Impreza, Outback, Legacy, and Ascent vehicles. The low-pressure fuel pump may become inoperative.

Remedy

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 5, 2020. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaruís number for this recall is WRD-20.

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.
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