Ford recalls 1.9 million vehicles containing certain Takata airbag inflators

(June 2, 2016) DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford is issuing a safety recall for 1.9 million vehicles that have certain non-desiccated Takata passenger-side frontal airbag inflators after Takata declared those inflators are defective. This expanded recall follows Takata’s notification to the U.S. NHTSA that certain of its airbag inflators are defective, affecting several automakers across the industry.

The vehicles affected by this Takata action are 2007-2010 Ford Edge, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, 2005-2011 Ford Mustang, 2007-2011 Ford Ranger, 2007-2010 Lincoln MKX and 2006-2011 Lincoln MKZ, Zephyr, Mercury Milan and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles built in North America.

Ford is not aware of any injuries associated with these passenger side frontal inflators in any Ford vehicles related to this safety recall. Driver side airbag inflators in these vehicles are not included in this recall.

A total of 1,902,228 vehicles now are affected by this safety recall. There are 1,896,443 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, 1,304 in Canada, and one in Mexico.

Dealers will replace the passenger-side frontal airbag inflator at no cost to the customer.

Ford says it is committed to providing customers with top quality vehicles. We are equally committed to addressing potential issues and responding quickly. Customers who want to know if their vehicle is included in this recall can visit and click on safety recalls at the bottom of the page and enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).