PhotoFord Motor Company is recalling 10,157 model year 2018 Ford Escapes.

The vehicles' side curtain airbags have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, as necessary, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 29, 2018.

Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S44.

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