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Offline ChrisV289

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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2015, 08:27:44 PM »
Is it just the driver's airbag or both driver and passenger?
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2015, 09:17:29 AM »
Is it just the driver's airbag or both driver and passenger?


JUST the drivers airbag. Not Passengers or side airbags (yet)

As far as "playing favorites" is concerned...Since I received my notice last week, I called to check on parts availability for our '05, maybe get on a "list" or whatever kind of "preferred" customers waiting list...No such thing. No list, no preferential treatment. (or so they are instructed to say)

As the notice says: "When parts are available, Ford Motor Company will send a letter to inform you the parts are available and to contact your dealer to schedule a repair."

Till then, as always... Drive DEFENSIVELY and watch out for any impaired drivers that might shoot out of nowhere to "get you"!  ;D
 
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2015, 09:49:45 AM »
I got mine last week also.
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2015, 02:33:21 PM »
Got ours today.

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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2015, 02:36:23 PM »
me too for both cars............now we got to wait for another notice that parts are available.
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2015, 10:41:37 PM »
I received my notice last week also. The only problem I see is that my wife's '05 had the recall done last December. Doesn't say much for their record keeping ;D
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #21 on: July 31, 2015, 12:25:32 AM »
Got my notice today for my 09 along with my sister who has a 2010
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #22 on: July 31, 2015, 11:55:00 AM »
Got mine yesterday, covering both my affected cars.

Says wait for notice of availability.
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2015, 02:17:40 AM »
I received my notice last week also. The only problem I see is that my wife's '05 had the recall done last December. Doesn't say much for their record keeping ;D

My '05 was scheduled to get the airbag replaced last December but I couldn't fit it in. Last month my dealer said just as well because if I had it done then, it would need to be replaced again.  I would check before dismissing the notice on your wife's car.

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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2015, 09:45:06 AM »
I'm still waiting for the recall notice for my MIL air bag.... :-\

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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #25 on: August 03, 2015, 12:07:41 AM »
OK, this situation can be confusing but I'll try to get it to make sense. The earlier recal (14B09) was to replace the inflators on some of the earlier cars. The newer recall (15S19) is to eventually replace all the 05-14 driver inflators [/i]when the parts become available[/i]. Since at this point Takata doesn't seem to know what exactly caused the problem, they will stiil the have to develop a solution. After that it will take some time to then make several million of them. Add to that the fact that most of the problems have been in high-humidity areas, and it gets complicated more by prioritizing the cars in the high-humidity regions. So the only 'fix' that can be performed right now is under the earlier (14B09) recall which will eventually be replaced by the eventual revised parts down the road. Got that so far?

When you come into the dealer most will run a report that will show any open programs on your car. Since we get paid by Ford to do them ( I am a Ford tech) we have NO reason not to unless A, you don't bring the car in or B, we cannot get the parts. We try to do our best to catch those even when customers don't mention the letters that are sitting in their junk mail pile and ignored (why would someone ignore a safety recall that costs you nothing, you say? Beats me.). Right now there are no parts for the final fix, so speculation of favoritism has no basis in fact here. You will get another letter from Ford Motor Co. The dealer has no part in it.

So that's the straight scoop. Nobody wants to have to be leery of the safety device in your face. Nobody wants to be told to wait. I wouldn't like it either. Waiting on Takata. So are several other manufacturers who use their bags.
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #26 on: August 03, 2015, 01:25:57 AM »
Thanks for update on the recalls. 

Another down side, the rental car companies have sidelined the Mustangs waiting for the recall to be done.  It's a liability issue.

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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #27 on: July 05, 2016, 10:49:31 AM »
So I got mine recall fixed this weekend for the driver side airbag.  Took only an hour to do although they wanted the car all day since they were busy but after yelling at the dealership I got them to get my car in and out in an hour.  Anyways, they said that a new recall notice is about to come out soon for the passenger side airbag.  Of course they don't have the parts yet for that recall, so more to come I can post the recall number when I get back home...
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #28 on: July 05, 2016, 11:16:08 AM »
last week i received a second recall notice, 15S21, regarding the driver side airbag on my '07 coupe. apparently this second recall replaces the 1st one. i called my dealer & they set up an appointment for next february............the told me that the airbag used in the 1st recall was also defective......geez i wish they could get it right.
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Re: Airbag Recall
« Reply #29 on: July 05, 2016, 11:37:38 AM »
I'll just wait it out and drive carefully as I always do anyways...Life is about taking chances, RIGHT?  8) We only drive it VERY occasionally anyways though we will be driving to Viagara Falls in a few weeks in it  :o
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