April 26, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V329000
Seat Back may not Stay Upright
In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V329000
Manufacturer Fenton Mobility Products, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 360
Fenton Mobility Products, Inc. (Fenton Mobility) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Transit vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seats, part numbers 43705, 45467, 48923, and 75719. When the back seat cushion is rotated from the stowed position to the upright position, the seat cushion may not remain locked into place when under load, such as in a crash or a sudden stop.
Fenton Mobility will notify owners, and a Fenton Mobility technician will repair the foldaway seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2019. Owners may contact Fenton Mobility customer service at 1-716-484-7014.