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October 23, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V668000
Water may Enter the Trailer Tow Module

An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. Turn signal, instrument cluster or seatbelt pretensioner problems can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V668000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 65,206

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford Transit vehicles, equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver's door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle's wiring harness, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk and an interim repair are expected to be mailed in November 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S34.
 

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October 23, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V669000
Unintended Vehicle Movement


Unidentified or unintended gear selection may cause the vehicle to move in a way that was not intended by the driver, increasing the risk of crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V669000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 12,429

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.3L engine, a 6-speed transmission and a column mounted shift lever. Quickly moving the shift lever from Park to Drive may cause a loss of gear indication on the instrument cluster display and a momentary selection of an unintended gear, such as Reverse or Neutral before the vehicle achieves Drive function.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 20, 2017. Owners may contact Ford Customer Service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S35.
 

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October 23, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V672000
Cylinder Heads Incorrectly Machined

Without a proper supply of lubrication, the engine will fail, causing a stall and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V672000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 22

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with 3.5L engines. The cylinder heads may have been machined without lubrication supply holes for the camshaft bearing journals.

Remedy

Ford is not aware of any affected vehicles outside of dealer control. Should owner contact subsequently be required, arrangements will be made to transport their vehicle to a Ford or Lincoln dealer to have the engine replaced.The recall began October 24, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S37.
 

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October 24, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V671000
Transmission Shift Linkage may Disconnect


The disconnected linkage may cause the vehicle to not move forward or backward as selected by the driver with the shift lever. Additionally, despite selecting 'Park', if the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V671000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,783

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 vehicles equipped with ten-speed transmissions. The pin that attaches the transmission shift linkage to the transmission may come out, preventing the transmission from responding to movement of the shift lever.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the roll pin with an updated part, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 11, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S36.
 

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November 29, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V767000
Front Seat Adjuster Pivot Bolts may Loosen


In the event of a crash, a seat occupant that is not properly restrained has an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V767000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 177,264

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 F-150 and Explorer vehicles. Loose power seat adjuster pivot bolts may cause the front seat cushions to detach and not properly restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the power seat track upper pivot link bolt, either applying threadlocker or replacing the lift link and hardware, free of charge. Interim letters are expected to go out January 15, 2018. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S40.
 

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November 29, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V768000
Hydraulic Brake Fluid Leak


A brake fluid leak or air ingestion can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V768000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 390

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-53 stripped motorhome chassis and F-59 stripped commercial chassis, equipped with Antilock Brake Systems (ABS). The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units (HECU) on these vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HECU for missing valve block ball plugs, replacing the unit as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S41.
 

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December 1, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V775000
Second Row Outboard Seat/FMVSS 202,207,210


If the seat back is not adequately secured, and/or the seat occupant is improperly positioned, there can be an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V775000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 462

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Expedition vehicles. The second row outboard seats may have excessive forward adjustment capability and/or may have an improperly installed bolt that secures the seat back to the seat base. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints", number 207, "Seating Systems", and number 210, "Seat Belt Anchorage System."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the second row outboard seats for proper seat adjustment travel, replacing the seat frame assembly if necessary. Dealers will also inspect the bolt attaching the seat back to the seat base for the proper installation, correcting it as necessary. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C20.
 

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December 11, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V787000
Driver Side Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V787000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 361,523

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is superseding a previous recall for certain 2004-2006 Ford Ranger trucks to implement a final repair. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 26, 2017, and will be launched in phases through the end of March 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S42. Note: This recall supersedes recall 16V-036 which was an interim repair. Vehicles that received a replacement air bag inflator under the previous campaign need to return to a dealer to have an alternate inflator installed.
 

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December 11, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V788000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V788000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 361,523

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is superseding a previous recall for certain 2004-2006 Ford Ranger trucks to implement a final repair. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger's frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 26, 2017, and will be launched in phases through the end of March 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S42. Note: This recall supersedes recall 15V322 which was an interim repair. Vehicles that received a replacement air bag inflator under the previous campaign need to return to a dealer to have an alternate inflator installed. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S42.
 

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December 18, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V803000
Inflator Component may Detach During Deployment


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.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V803000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,157

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Remedy

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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December 18, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V814000
Vehicle May Roll Away/FMVSS 102, 114

Without a visual or audible warning to the driver that the vehicle is in PARK, the vehicle may roll away after it has been exited if the parking brake has not been applied, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V814000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,100

Summary

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2018 Ford Mustang vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission and a 12.4" digital instrument cluster. If the ignition is turned off when the transmission is not in PARK, the instrument cluster may not illuminate the PRNDL gear position display and the operator may not receive the "Key in Ignition" chime when the driver's door is opened. As such, these vehicles fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect," and number 114, "Theft Protection."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C21.
 

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January 11, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V022000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V022000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,700

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ford Ranger trucks. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, instructing them not to drive their vehicles. Dealers will replace the passenger's frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 16, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S02.
 

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January 11, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V023000
Driver Side Air Bag Inflator May Explode

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V023000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,700

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ranger vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 16, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S02.
 

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January 11, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V046000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V046000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 327,796

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A."

Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B."

Ford is also recalling certain 2009 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or "Zone C."

These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to
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Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S01.
 

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January 16, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V058000
Second Row Power Windows May Not Reverse/FMVSS 118

If the window does not automatically reverse when an obstruction is found, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V058000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 361

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The second row window control modules may intermittently stop the movement of the power window. If something, such as a finger, is pinched by the window glass, the stopped window control module may prevent the window from automatically reversing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 118, "Power-Operated Window Systems."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the second row window electronic control modules, and replace them as necessary based on their build date codes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18C01.
 

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January 11, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V022000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V022000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,310

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ford Ranger trucks. Ford is requesting owners NOT TO DRIVE these vehicles until they have been repaired. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

On January 11, 2018, Ford Motor Company (Ford) notified NHTSA that they are recalling 2,700 model year 2006 Ranger vehicles built with passenger-side air bag inflators. As of February 9, 2018, Ford is expanding the recall to a total of 33,310 model year 2006 Ranger vehicles built with passenger-side air bag inflators.

Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall for the original population began on January 16, 2018. Owners within the expanded population will be notified beginning in the week of February 12, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S02.
 

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January 11, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V023000
Driver Side Air Bag Inflator May Explode


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V023000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,310

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ford Ranger trucks. Ford is requesting owners NOT TO DRIVE these vehicles until they have been repaired.

On January 11, 2018, Ford Motor Company (Ford) notified NHTSA that they are recalling 2,700 model year 2006 Ranger vehicles built with driver-side air bag inflators . As of February 9, 2018, Ford is expanding the recall to a total of 33,310 model year 2006 Ranger vehicles.

Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall for the original population began on January 16, 2018. Owners within the expanded population will be notified beginning in the week of February 12, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S02.
 

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February 12, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V104000
Incorrect Brake Hoses may Chafe

A brake fluid leak may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V104000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 88

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with incorrect front brake hoses that may chafe against other components, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake hoses, replacing any that are incorrect, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S04.
 

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March 1, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V141000
Key Can Be Removed Without Being in Park/FMVSS 114

If the key is removed from the ignition while the vehicle is not in the PARK position and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V141000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,100

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford Taurus vehicles equipped with mechanical key ignition systems. The keys for these vehicles may be able to be removed from the ignition when transmission is not in the PARK position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 19, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18C02.
 

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March 12, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V167000
Steering Wheel may Detach

A steering wheel detachment can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V167000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,301,986

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion vehicles. The steering wheel retaining bolt may loosen allowing the steering wheel to detach while driving.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S08.
 
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