(3) FORD RECALLS

RECALL Subject : Fuel Delivery Module may Crack and cause Fuel Leak

Report Receipt Date: OCT 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V777000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 329,265
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
SUMMARY:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured February 26, 2009, to April 29, 2012, and 2010-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured February 25, 2009, to December 12, 2010. On vehicles with a 3.0L engine, the Fuel Delivery Module (FDM) may crack, causing a fuel leak.

CONSEQUENCE:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

REMEDY:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the FDM flange with one that has a redesigned fuel supply port, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 12, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S41.

RECALL Subject : Drain Valve Opening May Cause Fuel Leak

Report Receipt Date: OCT 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V778000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 170

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
SUMMARY:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2017 Ford F-250 SD, F-350 SD, F-450 SD, and F-550 SD trucks manufactured March 21, 2016, to August 28, 2016. The protective shield on the fuel conditioning module may have inadequate adhesion, allowing the shield to become dislodged.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the shield becomes dislodged, the drain valve may open resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire. Under certain conditions, significant liquid fuel on the road surface may cause a slip hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the protective shield, free of charge. The recall began November 11, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S39.

 

 

RECALL Subject : Oil Leak from Engine Cooler Hose

Report Receipt Date: OCT 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V779000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,582

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
SUMMARY:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles manufactured February 24, 2015, to August 30, 2016. A hose may separate from the engine oil cooler tube assembly causing an oil leak.

CONSEQUENCE:

A sudden loss of engine oil may cause engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, an oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

REMEDY:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 12, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S40.



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