Takata Airbag Recall FAQs

Here at Battlefield Ford Culpeper, your Culpeper Ford dealer, we always want our customers to be aware of any issues that would affect their everyday lives. One example is the recent Takata airbag recall, which currently is being conducted due to the potential hazards that these airbags present. There is a potential danger that these airbags can explode, releasing shrapnel that can cause serious injuries or even death. Our team at Battlefield Ford Culpeper, your Ford Culpeper VA destination, understands that our customers may have a lot of questions about the Takata airbag recall. That is why we have put together some FAQs to provide you with peace of mind that you can drive your Ford in Culpeper relatively stress-free. Several of them are:


Q: What Ford vehicles are the most affected by the Takata airbag recall?

A: The Ford models in the highest priority group are 2005 to 2014 Ford Mustang models, 2004 to 2006 Ford Ranger models and 2005 to 2006 Ford GT models. Remember to ask our team at Battlefield Ford Culpeper, your Culpeper Ford dealer, other models have been identified as problems.



Q: How many airbags in my Ford could be deficient?

A: It varies on a case-by-case basis. There have been instances where only the driver side or passenger side have been affected, but there have been times where both sides are affected. Make sure you ask the experienced service technicians at Battlefield Ford Culpeper, your Ford Culpeper VA destination, for more information about this.


Q: What do I do if my airbags do malfunction?

A: We first recommend that you check yourself and your passengers for any possible injuries. Then you can bring your Ford model to Battlefield Ford Culpeper, your local Culpeper Ford dealer, to our expert service department. Our factory-trained service technicians will repair your airbags and install new ones free of charge.



Q: How is Ford spreading awareness about the Takata airbag recall?

A: Ford is using a variety of platforms to accomplish this. They include multiple mail campaigns, digital advertising, personal and robocalls, text messages, emails, social media posts, door-to-door canvassing, attending different events and asking local Ford dealers like Battlefield Ford Culpeper to also pass along information to customers.


The Ford Motor Company has stated it plans for 100% accounting of models affected by the Takata airbag recall by June 2020. Our staff at Battlefield Ford Culpeper, your Ford Culpeper VA destination, recommends that our customers bring in their Ford models to our service department and have them checked out anyway, just to be safe. We hope these FAQs help you better understand what is going on with the Takata airbag recall and always feel free to contact us if you have more questions.


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