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July 5, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V515000
Stuck Canister Purge Valve may Cause Stall


The excessive vacuum may result in an engine stall while driving, without warning and without the ability to restart the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V515000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 57,488

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 and 2017 Focus vehicles equipped with 2.0L GDI gasoline engines and 2013-2014 Focus ST vehicles equipped with 2.0L GTDI engines, previously recalled under 18V-735. The affected vehicles did not have the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) updated as intended. Therefore, the Canister Purge Valve (CPV) may malfunction, possibly causing excessive vacuum in the fuel vapor management system.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Powertrain Control Module. Dealers will also check for fault codes and replace the CPV as needed. If the CPV is replaced, dealers will inspect and replace the carbon canister, fuel tank and fuel delivery module as necessary. The recall is expected to begin July 29, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S22.
 

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July 10, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V518000
Improperly Assembled Front Passenger Seat Belt


Improperly assembled seat belts may not adequately restrain occupants in a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V518000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 7,579

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford Ranger vehicles with a SuperCab body style. The front passenger seat belt may have been improperly assembled.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the right front seat belt assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 29, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S23.
 

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August 5, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V575000
Vehicles Still in Factory Mode/FMVSS 114/102

Without the cover, the MPR lever may be unintentionally moved, allowing the vehicle to roll away. Being in Factory Mode, the vehicle will not display warnings and/or gear selection on the instrument cluster. Both conditions increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V575000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components PARKING BRAKE, POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 13,896

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. The Manual Park Release (MPR) cover may not be installed. In addition, the vehicles may be in Factory Mode, which disables warning alerts and does not display the transmission gear selected. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 114, "Theft Prevention" and 102, "Trans Shift Lever Seq/Starter Interlock/Trans Braking Effect."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, install a MPR cover. Dealers will verify the instrument cluster is not in Factory Mode and clear any fault codes, free of charge. The recall began August 23, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19C06.
 

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August 12, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V590000
Front Seat Belts May Not Restrain Occupants

A failed seat belt anchor cable cannot properly restrain the front seat occupants, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V590000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 103,374

Summary


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles. In the event of a crash, heat from the deployment of a seat belt pretensioner may cause a front seat belt anchor cable to fail.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 9, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S25.

Note: This recall is an expansion of a recall 16V-875.
 

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August 28, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V633000
Reduced Seat Back Strength/FMVSS 202 & 207

A seat back with an improperly assembled recliner mechanism may have reduced strength and may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V633000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 482,520

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 and 2019-2020 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty pickup trucks, and 2018-2019 Ford Explorer and 2019-2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with driver and/or passenger's manual front seat back recliner mechanisms. Also included are certain 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with rear outboard seats and manual seat back recliner mechanisms. The recliner mechanisms may be missing the third pawl required for seat back strength, resulting in a loose seat back. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems."

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and Ford and Lincoln dealers will inspect the seat structure and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19C07.
 

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August 28, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V633000
Reduced Seat Back Strength/FMVSS 202 & 207


A seat back with an improperly assembled recliner mechanism may have reduced strength and may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V633000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 482,520

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 and 2019-2020 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty pickup trucks, and 2018-2019 Ford Explorer and 2019-2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with driver and/or passenger's manual front seat back recliner mechanisms. Also included are certain 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with rear outboard seats and manual seat back recliner mechanisms. The recliner mechanisms may be missing the third pawl required for seat back strength, resulting in a loose seat back. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems."

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and Ford and Lincoln dealers will inspect the seat structure and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19C07.
 

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August 28, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V629000
Front Brake may Drag
The swollen seals can cause the brakes to drag, potentially overheating the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V629000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,624

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Fiesta vehicles. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with the incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper's rubber seals to swell.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will flush the brake fluid and replace the front brake calipers and brake hoses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S27.
 

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August 28, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V629000
Front Brake may Drag
The swollen seals can cause the brakes to drag, potentially overheating the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V629000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,624

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Fiesta vehicles. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with the incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper's rubber seals to swell.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will flush the brake fluid and replace the front brake calipers and brake hoses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S27.
 

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August 29, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V632000
Steering Gear Motor May Detach
If the bolts corrode, the steering gear motor may detach from the gear housing resulting in a loss of power steering assist, requiring a greater steering effort, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V632000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 90,644

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, 2015-2016 Ford Edge, and 2016 Lincoln MKX vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Road salt or other contaminants may corrode the electric power steering gear motor attachment bolts.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear motor bolts and apply a wax sealer. If any of the steering gear motor attachment bolts are broken or missing, a new steering gear will be installed in the vehicle. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S26.
 

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September 11, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V651000
Front Seat Frames May Have Exposed Sharp Edges
Occupants my contact the sharp edges when reaching between the power front seat and center console, increasing their risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V651000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 311,907

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with power front seats. The seat frames may have sharp edges.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install protective tape on the exposed inside edge and tab of the power seat frames, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 14, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S29.
 

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September 30, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V687000
Wiring Harness May Contact A/C Pulley or Belt
The A/C pulley may rub through the wiring harness insulation and contact the unfused battery positive wire, resulting in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V687000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,655

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.3L or 3.3L engines. The wiring harness may not have been properly secured and may contact the air conditioner compressor (A/C) pulley, potentially damaging the harness or the A/C belt.

Remedy


Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a tie strap to the wiring harness at the hand shock tower clip, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S32.
 

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September 30, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V688000
Premature Right Rear Axle Shaft Failure
A broken passenger side rear axle could result in a loss of drive power and the inability to hold the vehicle still when in Park. If the parking brake is not applied, unintended vehicle movement can occur, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V688000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 28,579

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 F-250 and F-350 vehicles equipped with electronically locking rear differentials. The passenger side rear axle shaft may fail prematurely due to a material issue.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the passenger side rear axle shaft, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S31.
 

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October 10, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V726000
Blower Motor May Short
An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V726000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,965

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger vehicles. The Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) blower motor may electrically short.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HVAC blower motor production date, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 4, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S34.
 

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October 25, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V767000
Driveshaft Coupling May Fail
If the coupling fails, the vehicle will not be able to move under its own power and the disconnected driveshaft may impact and damage the brake and fuel lines. Additionally, the separated driveshaft may allow the vehicle to roll if the vehicle is exited when the transmission is in 'Park' but the parking brake is not applied. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash or injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V767000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 293,558

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Transit vehicles. This recall includes all full-size Transit vehicles previously recalled under 17V-408 except ones that received mechanical universal joint (u-joint) as a remedy and any 156" or 178" wheelbase Chassis Cab and Cut-Away bodies models. The flexible coupling connecting the transmission to the driveshaft may prematurely fail.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and as an interim repair, dealers will replace the flexible coupling every 40,000 miles until the final remedy is available. The final remedy will consist of installation of a driveshaft front section equipped with a mechanical u-joint in place of the flexible coupling. Owners will be notified of the safety risk and interim repair beginning November 11, 2019. Owners will be notified again once the final remedy is available. These repairs will be made free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S38. Note: This recall supersedes recall number 17V-408.
 
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