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Ford Galaxy (2006 – 2009)

Published on 23 September 2020

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high-temperature cycling.

In the event of an airbag being deployed, it may underinflate or the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the occupants.

The Ford Galaxy models affected by this recall were manufactured between 5 January 2006 to 31 July 2009.

Ford recall code: 20S32

Source: Rapex Alert 38/2020 A12/01240/20



Is my car affected?

Type of alertSerious
MakeFord
ModelGalaxy
Production period5. 1. 2006 - 31. 7. 2009
RiskInjury
Type/number of modelMondeo: e13*2001/116*0249*27, SMAX: e13*2001/116*0185*27, Galaxy: e13*2001/116*0185*02
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byUnited Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also insee the source
Measures taken by economic operatorsRecall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex20200918

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Ford dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

How to contact your dealer

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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