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Ford EcoSport Recalled Over Rear Seat Cover Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2018-2022 Ford EcoSport crossovers over an issue with the rear seat cover.

The defect: in affected vehicles equipped with part number VNJ1Z-6163812-A/B, the rear seat covers may prevent the air bag from deploying correctly.

The hazards: incorrect air bag deployment can increase the risk of injury in a crash.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this issue.

Components: rear seat cover

Affected vehicles: select 2018-2022 Ford EcoSport models produced between January 15th, 2018, and December 29th, 2023.

Number of vehicles affected: 207

The fix: Ford will provide a refund for the rear seat covers.

Owners should: contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. The Ford reference number for this recall is 24S12.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 24S12
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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