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December 4, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V859000
Fuel Lines May Chafe Together Causing Fuel Leak
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V859000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,857

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. Over time, the protective sleeve on the vapor fuel line may chafe through the plastic liquid fuel line and cause a fuel leak.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a longer protective sleeve on the liquid fuel line, as necessary, free of charge. Owners will be notified of the safety risk with an interim letter on January 20, 2020. A second notice will be sent once parts are available, expected to be late in the first quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S49.
 

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December 4, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V864000
Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly
Unintended tailgate opening may allow unrestrained cargo to fall out of the truck bed and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V864000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 231,664

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Super Duty F-250, F-350, and F-450 trucks equipped with an electric tailgate latch release switch mounted in the tailgate handle. Water may enter the electrical wiring system and cause a short circuit, activating the switch and releasing the tailgate latches.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will modify the tailgate/frame wiring harnesses by adding jumper pigtails to isolate the tailgate release control circuits and will install a new tailgate handle release switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 20, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S48.
 

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December 11, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V880000
Fire after Seat Belt Pretensioner Deployment
A vehicle fire could result if materials ignite inside the vehicle.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V880000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STRUCTURE, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 490,574

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2019 F-Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 SuperCrew Cab vehicles with carpet flooring. If a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the B-pillar area.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply heat resistant tape to the carpet and its insulation, and modify the B-Pillar insulation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 20, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S52.
 

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December 18, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V904000
ABS Valve May Remain Open after ABS Event
If the valves do not properly close, additional brake pedal travel may be required to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V904000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 600,166

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006-2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ vehicles. The valves within the ABS Hydraulic Control Units (HCU) may react with brake fluids containing specific corrosion preventative additives. This reaction may cause the valves to not close properly.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will flush the brake system with DOT 4 fluid and install a new brake fluid reservoir cap. In addition, the HCU will be tested to detect a possible stuck valve condition, replacing the HCU as necessary. All services will be performed free of charge. Owners will be notified of the safety risk with an interim letter on January 13, 2020. A second notice will be sent once parts are available, expected to be late in the first quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S54.
 

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December 18, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V903000
Damaged Spare Tire Can Lose Air Pressure or Detach
The damage can cause the tire to rapidly lose air pressure or detach from the wheel, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V903000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 33

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 F-150 trucks equipped with 17-inch spare tires. The spare tire could have been damaged when it was installed on the rim.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the spare tire, free of charge. The recall began January 13, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S55.
 

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March 9, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V137000
Replacement Blower Motor May Short
A resistive electrical short increases the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V137000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,384

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger vehicles previously repaired under recall 19V-726. The service replacement Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) blower motor that was installed may have an improper clearance between an electrical terminal and the conductive base plate that may result in an resistive electrical short.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the HVAC blower motor, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S12.
 

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February 21, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V097000
Daytime Running Lights May Not Dim/FMVSS 108
DRL that cannot dim may reduce the visibility of other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V097000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 166,196

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 trucks equipped with high series LED headlamps with Autolamp (On/Off) functionality. The Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) may remain activated instead of dimming to parking lamps when the Master Lighting Switch (MLS) is manually rotated from the "Autolamps" switch position to "Headlamps On." As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the body control module, free of charge. The recall began March 10, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20C03.
 

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February 21, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V098000
Damage To Block Heater Cable May Cause Fire
A damaged cable could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring, increasing the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V098000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components EQUIPMENT, ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 13,854

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2016 F-150 pick-up trucks equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines and block immersion heaters that were potentially relocated from their originally installed location. The incorrect location could put the heater too close to hot engine components, possibly resulting in a damaged cable.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the block heater's location and its cable, replacing components as necessary, free of charge. If the replacement parts are not available, dealers will disable the existing block heater cable from being used until parts become available. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S08.
 

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February 21, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V099000
Driveshaft May Separate From Rear Axle
If the driveshaft separates, there may be a loss of drive, increasing the risk of crash. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied, unintended vehicle movement can occur and increase the risk of injury or crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V099000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 319

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 F-550 and 2021 E-350 and E-450 vehicles. The rear axle differential fluid may be below the minimum level, possibly resulting in a failure of the rear axle assembly and driveshaft separation.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axle differential fluid level and adjust it, or replace the rear axle as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 23, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S09.
 

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March 23, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V177000
Doors May Open While Driving
A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V177000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 248,912

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Fiesta, 2014-2016 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles sold, or ever registered in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and Ford or Lincoln dealers will replace the side door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 4, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S15.
 

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March 23, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V175000
Wire Harness May Chafe and Damage Circuits
Damage to the fuel pump circuit in the wiring harness could result in an unexpected engine stall. Damage to the ABS wiring can lead to reduction of ABS functionality and a loss of roll stability control (RSC) functionality. These scenarios increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V175000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,871

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 E-350 and E-450 vehicles. A wire harness in the rear of the vehicle may contact the vehicle frame, resulting in damage to the circuits that support the fuel pump and the anti-lock braking system (ABS).

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wire harness for damage. If no damage is found, dealers will apply anti-abrasion tape over the area and ensure clearance to surrounding components. If damage is found, dealers will splice in new wire and apply anti-abrasion tape over the area and ensure clearance to surrounding components. All services will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S13.
 

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April 3, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V197000
Gear Position Display May Be Inaccurate
If the transmission selection does not match the indicated gear selection, and the parking brake is not applied, unintended vehicle movement can occur, increasing the risk of injury or crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V197000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 55,158

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ranger and F-150 vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions and certain 2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with a "police" package. The transmission shift cable lock clip may not be fully seated, allowing the transmission to actually be in a different gear than the gear shift position selected by the driver.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the shift cable locking clip installation, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 27, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S18.
 

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February 10, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V072000
Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture
A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V072000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 211,207

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Lincoln MKT and Ford Flex and Taurus vehicles with the Police Interceptor or SHO Performance Pack. The rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. Remedy parts are not currently available. Owners will be notified about the recall beginning March 2, 2020. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts become available, which is currently expected to be in summer of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332 or Lincoln customer service at 1-800-521-4140. Ford's number for this recall is 20S04.
 

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April 16, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V217000
Belt Tension Sensor Malfunction
In the event of a crash, the restraint system may not provide the intended level of protection, increasing the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V217000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,355

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Expedition vehicles. The front passenger seatbelt buckle's Belt Tension Sensor (BTS) may malfunction and may result in the seat occupant being misclassified.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seatbelt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S17.
 

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May 8, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V260000
Panoramic Roof Panel may Separate from Vehicle
If the panoramic roof panel separates from the vehicle while it is being driven, it may increase the risk of an injury or crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V260000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,088

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a Panoramic Fixed-Glass Vista roof. An improper bond may exist between the panoramic roof and the vehicle body and may result in wind noise, water leak, and in some cases, separation from the vehicle.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove, clean, and reinstall the panoramic roof panel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S22.
 

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May 8, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V262000
Pre-Collison Assist can't be Enabled
If the driver is unaware that the Pre-Collision Assist feature is not enabled, they may rely on a system that is not functional, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V262000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Potential Number of Units Affected 25,081

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with camera-only Pre-Collision Assist feature. Vehicles built with the optional radar-plus-camera Pre-Collision Assist system are not affected. Due to

incorrect coding of interfacing modules, the Pre-Collision Assist feature is not enabled, and the driver cannot access the menu functions necessary to enable the Pre-Collision Assist feature.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram software for the Body Control Module, Antilock Braking System, Instrument Panel Cluster and Headlamp Control Modules, and reset the Tire Pressure Monitor System, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S20.
 

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May 8, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V263000
Out Of Park Warning Message and Chime Too Short
If the driver exits the vehicle without the transmission being shifted into park, unintended vehicle movement may result, increasing the risk of injury or crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V263000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,460

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Expedition and 2019-2020 Mustang vehicles. The "Transmission Not In Park" warning message and associated chime duration are shorter than intended.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S21.
 

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May 27, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V305000
Front Seat Belt Pretensioners May Not Deploy
In the event of a crash, the front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioners may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V305000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,616

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Transit Connect vehicles. The front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioner initiators could contain an improper generant mix ratio that may prevent the seat belt pretensioners from deploying in the event of a crash.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace seat belt assemblies as necessary, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin June 8, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S25.
 

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May 27, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V306000
Front Facing Camera Improperly Calibrated
If the driver is unaware that the Pre-Collision Assist feature is not operating effectively, they may rely on a system that is not functional, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V306000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 24

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Mustang vehicles equipped a forward-looking camera. The camera may be misaligned to the vehicle and features that are dependent on the camera such as Pre-Collision Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping System, Driver Alert, and Auto High Beam Control may not function as intended.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will perform the Lane Departure Warning System camera alignment procedure, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin June 15, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S26.
 

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June 8, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V331000
Doors May Open While Driving
A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V331000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,147,323

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape and C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ, and 2015 MKC vehicles. These vehicles were previously recalled and repaired under recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 or 17V-210, however the repair may not have been completed properly. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the latch date codes to confirm if the repair was done correctly, and replace the side door latches if necessary, free of charge. Owners will also have the option to inspect their own vehicle's door latches and enter the date codes into a website to determine if the latches are correct. This recall is expected to begin July 20, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S30.
 
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