On June 1, Ford Motor Company announced that it will conduct a recall for an additional 1.9 million vehicles in North America due to the defective Takata airbag inflator.
On May 4, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Takataâ€™s subsidiary in the US came to an agreement to expand the number of recalls for the US market, and Fordâ€™s latest recall pertains to this agreement.
Through this agreement, all non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate inflators for the front seats that did not apply to the market recall in the US will now be included.
The latest addition to Fordâ€™s recall applies to 1,902,228 units sold in North America, which consists mainly of the 1,896,443 units sold in the US along with 1,304 units in Canada and 1 unit in Mexico.
Subject for this recall are 2005-2011 models of the Ford Mustang, 2007-2011 models of the Ford Ranger, 2005-2006 models of the Ford GT, amongst others, which were produced in North America.