March 18, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V205000
Seat Back may not Stay Upright/FMVSS 207
In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V205000
Manufacturer Quality Van Sales, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 471
Quality Van Sales, Inc. (Quality Van) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Transit and E-350 vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seat back cushions. The seat cushion may not remain locked into place when under load, such as in a crash or a sudden stop. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems.”
Quality Van will notify owners and dealers will inspect and repair the foldaway seat, free of charge. The recall began March 21, 2019. Owners may contact Quality Van customer service at 1-800-408-8550.