2020 FORD ECOSPORT - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 EcoSport and 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag modules are missing the first-stage booster propellant and sleeve. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
HazardAir bag modules missing the first-stage booster propellant will not deploy as intended in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionFord will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 28, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20C26.