2016-2018 Ford Transit

March 1, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V332000
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: 19V332000

Manufacturer Prime-Time Specialty Vehicles

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 90

Summary

Prime-Time Specialty Vehicles (Prime-Time) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Ram ProMaster and Ford Transit vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seats. When the seat back 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.

Remedy

Prime-Time Specialty Vehicles has notified owners, and Freedman dealers have inspected and repaired the foldaway seats, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2018. Owners may contact Freedman customer service at 1-800-443-4540 or Prime-Time Specialty Vehicles at 1-574-293-9191.

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