March 22, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V229000
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: 19V229000
Potential Number of Units Affected 776
TransitWorks is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Transit, 2018 Ford Transit Connect, and 2016 Dodge Ram ProMaster vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman Seating GO-ES seats. 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.
TransitWorks has notified owners and instructed them to contact Freedman seats for a repair kit. The recall began December 19, 2019. Owners may contact Freedman Seating customer service at 1-800-443-4540 or TransitWorks customer service at 1-855-337-9543.