Update: 2021 Lincoln Aviator Recalled for Steering Control Defect
The NHTSA on Dec. 16, 2020, announced that Ford is recalling 2021 Lincoln Aviator vehicles which are equipped with steering knuckles that may have been improperly manufactured. “The improperly manufactured knuckle may fracture, reducing steering control, increasing the risk of a crash,” NHTSA said. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S69.
Lincoln Aviator Airbag Recall
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced a recall for certain Lincoln Aviator SUVs which were sold with potentially defective airbags that could fail in the event of a crash.
This NHTSA Recall began on September 10, 2020, and affects:
- 2020 Lincoln Aviator
- 2020 Ford Explorer
“The side air bag and/or seat back module attachments may not have been properly tightened in the front seat backs,” NHTSA said. “If the side air bag or seat back fasteners were not properly tightened, the side air bag deployment could be affected, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.”
If you purchased a vehicle that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact your local Ford dealer to schedule a free repair.
Ford’s number for this recall is 20S48.
2020 Lincoln Aviator Recalled for Crash Hazard
The NHTSA on Dec. 11, 2020, announced that Ford was recalling Lincoln Aviator SUVs from model year 2020 which were sold with drive shafts that may fracture along the weld seam. Defective drive shafts may fail and cause a loss of connection between the transfer case and rear axle, potentially causing a vehicle rollaway when in Park, NHTSA said. The drive shafts can also deform and separate from the driveline and potentially contact the fuel tank, increasing the risk of fuel leaks and/or fire. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S65.
Do I Have a Lincoln Aviator Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Lincoln Aviator Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled Lincoln Aviator, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.