1. 2016 Lincoln MKX CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE TETHER ANCHOR NHTSA Campaign #16V343000

    • Date Announced: MAY 24, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 5

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Lincoln MKX vehicles manufactured September 24, 2015. An incorrect seat back trim cover was installed on the affected vehicles, blocking the child seat tether anchors in the second row center seating position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 225, "Child restraint anchorage systems."

    Consequence: An improperly anchored child seat can increase the risk of injury in a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat back trim cover and tether cover bezel on the second row, free of charge. The recall began on June 16, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16C09. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V343000 »