Ford recalling 33,256 2010 models to fix seat recliner issue

2010 Ford Fusion

According to a notice filed with the U.S. safety regulators, FoMoCo is recalling 33,256 of its 2010 model year passenger cars and SUVs to replace a faulty front seat recliner that it says can cause injuries in an accident.

The recall covers some 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, 2010 Ford Explorer and the Mercury Mountaineer.

The Dearborn automaker notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the potential defect in a letter dated April 16. Ford said that there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the defect as of April 14.

Customers will be notified of the recall by letter on April 30.

– By: Stephen Calogera

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