April 18, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V313000
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: 19V313000
Manufacturer Mobility Transportation Services
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,080
Mobility Transportation Services (MobilityTrans) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Ford Transit and Ram Promaster vehicles and 2014-2015 Ford Econoline vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seats, part numbers 43705, 45467, 48923, and 75719. When the back seat 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.
MobilityTrans will notify owners and Freedman Seating dealers will inspect and repair the foldaway seat, free of charge. The recall began May 19, 2019. Owners may contact Mobility Transportation Services customer service at 1-734-453-6452.