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Seat Belt Anchor Separation Issues Forces 2019 Ford Edge Recall

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Ford has announced a 2019 Ford Edge recall due to a potential issue with the seat belt anchor separation. Ford is clear that while it is issuing a 2019 Ford Edge recall, it is unaware of any accidents or injuries relating to the issue. The last Ford Edge Recall came in September but didn’t cover 2019 year models.

The defect: an improperly crimped seat belt pretensioner anchor.

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The hazards: an improperly crimped driver’s side seat belt assembly may not restrain the driver in the event of an accident, increasing the chance of injury.

Components: driver’s side seat belt pretensioner anchor.

Affected Vehicles: were built at the Oakville Assembly Plant September 18th, 2019 through September 19th, 2019.

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Number of affected vehicles: the recall covers 366 vehicles in the U.S. and 65 in Canada.

The fix: dealers will inspect the driver’s side seat belt pretensioner assembly and replace it if it’s within the suspect part production dates.

Owners should: contact their local Ford dealer.

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Contacts:

  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 19S37
  • NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov

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Written by Shane McGlaun

Shane is a car guy with a fondness for Mustangs and off-roading.

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