make and model information
RANGER & EVEREST
2016 - 2017
See list attached
What are the defects?
The airbag initiators within the side airbag modules of certain Ranger and Everest vehicles may contain an incorrect chemical mixture.
What are the hazards?
This incorrect chemical mixture could cause the airbag inflator not to initiate, resulting in the side airbag not deploying in the event of a crash and increasing the risk of injury to occupants. As of date of publication, there have been no reported cases in Australia.
Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.