1997 Ford Windstar Recall | Vehicle Description: Minivan Equipped With Second Row Bench Seats With Optional Integrated Child Seat (ics). The Headrest Lockout Mechanism On The Seats May Not Engage And Lock The Headrests In The “down”

1997 Ford Windstar Child Seat Recall | Apr 01, 1997

Vehicle Description: Minivan Equipped With Second Row Bench Seats With Optional Integrated Child Seat (ics). The Headrest Lockout Mechanism On The Seats May Not Engage And Lock The Headrests In The “down” Position, As Intended, When The Ics Is Deployed. A Vehicle Occupant Could Move The Headrest To The “up” Position.as A Result Of The Headrest Being In The “up” Position, A Child Seated In The Ics Would Receive Less Than The Intended Protection In The Child Head Area In The Event Of A Crash.. Follwoing Is The Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: The Second Row Bench Seats Have Been Replaced With Seats Built With Revised Headrest Lockout Mechanisms.
owner Notification:all Owners Have Been Notified And The Seats Have Been Replaced In The Affected Vehicles.

This recall was issued on Apr 01, 1997 for 1997 Ford Windstar, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Child Seat problems.

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