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2014 Ford Transit Connect Recalled Over Vista Roof Detachment Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2014 Ford Transit Connect models due to issues related to the panoramic fixed-glass vista roof.

The defect: in affected vehicles, an improper bond may exist between the panoramic roof and the vehicle body, which may result in the panel separating from the vehicle.

The hazards: panoramic roof panel separation while driving can increase the risk of an injury or crash.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.

Components: panoramic fixed-glass vista roof.

Affected vehicles: select 2014 Ford Transit Connect models built between October 4th, 2013, and July 14th, 2014.

Number of vehicles affected: 311 vehicles.

The fix: Dealers will remove, clean, and reinstall the panoramic roof panel, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin the week of January 17th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 16S35.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 20S73
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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