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2013 FORD Fusion

6ZBE866 license plate is registered to a 2013 FORD Fusion in California state. This FORD Fusion is a Sedan 4D and is manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICO.

Body Class Vehicle Type Manufacturer
Sedan 4D PASSENGER CAR FORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICO
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AirBagLocFront
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
AirBagLocKnee
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
AirBagLocSide
1st & 2nd Rows
BedType
Not Applicable
BodyCabType
Not Applicable
BodyClass
Sedan/Saloon
BusFloorConfigType
Not Applicable
BusType
Not Applicable
CustomMotorcycleType
Not Applicable
DisplacementCC
2000.0
DisplacementCI
122.04748818946
DisplacementL
2.0
Doors
4
EngineConfiguration
In-Line
EngineCylinders
4
EngineManufacturer
Ford
ErrorCode
0
ErrorText
0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct
FuelTypePrimary
Gasoline
Make
FORD
MakeID
460
Manufacturer
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICO
ManufacturerId
979
Model
Fusion
ModelID
1780
ModelYear
2013
MotorcycleChassisType
Not Applicable
MotorcycleSuspensionType
Not Applicable
NCSABodyType
4-door sedan, hardtop
NCSAMake
Ford
NCSAModel
Fusion
PlantCity
HERMOSILLO
PlantCompanyName
Hermosillo
PlantCountry
MEXICO
SeatBeltsAll
Manual
Series
SE
TPMS
Direct
TrailerBodyType
Not Applicable
TrailerType
Not Applicable
VehicleType
PASSENGER CAR
FORD Fusion 2013

1. STEERING : ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Component Description
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120814
End Date Of Manufacturing
20150628
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
116160
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20191018
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20190829
Record Creation Date
20190829
Regulation Part Number
Defect 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.
Consequence Summary
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.
Corrective Summary
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 began October 18, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S26.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
2. POWER TRAIN : AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION : LEVER AND LINKAGE : FLOOR SHIFT
Component Description
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120209
End Date Of Manufacturing
20160404
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
259182
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20190910
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20190513
Record Creation Date
20190514
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.5 liter engines. The bushing that attaches the transmission shifter cable to the transmission may degrade over time and cause the bushing to detach from the transmission. The condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence Summary
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall began September 10, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S16. Note: Owners are directed to use the parking brake until the recall remedy repairs can be made. This recall is an expansion of 18V471.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
3. POWER TRAIN : AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION : LEVER AND LINKAGE : FLOOR SHIFT
Component Description
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20130515
End Date Of Manufacturing
20150831
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
504182
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20180920
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20180716
Record Creation Date
20180719
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Ford Escape, and 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles, equipped with six-speed automatic transmissions. The bushing that attaches the transmission shifter cable to the transmission may degrade over time and cause the bushing to detach from the transmission. The condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence Summary
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall began September 20, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S20. Note: Owners are directed to use the parking brake until the recall remedy repairs can be made.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
4. POWER TRAIN : MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Component Description
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120309
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140628
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
5361
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20180803
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20180312
Record Creation Date
20180314
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Ford Fusion vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission and 2015-2016 Ford Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission. Also included are four 2017 Ford Focus vehicles that had clutch replacements with potentially affected parts. The clutch may fracture, resulting in damage to the transmission assembly and possibly a transmission fluid leak.
Consequence Summary
A transmission fluid leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Focus vehicles with software that detects and prevents prolonged clutch slip, and will replace the clutch, as necessary, free of charge. Owners of Fusion vehicles will have their clutch assembly replaced free of charge. The recall began August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S07.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
5. LATCHES / LOCKS / LINKAGES : DOORS : LATCH
Component Description
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20130601
End Date Of Manufacturing
20131031
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
191432
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20170501
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20170327
Record Creation Date
20170329
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford Fiesta, 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. 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.
Consequence Summary
A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace all four door latches, free of charge. The recall began May 1, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S16.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
6. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING : ENGINE
Component Description
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120215
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140603
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
208584
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20180105
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20170327
Record Creation Date
20170329
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Escape, 2014-2015 Fiesta ST, 2013-2014 Fusion and 2013-2015 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 1.6L GTDI engines. If the vehicle is started and driven with an insufficient level of coolant within the engine cooling system, the engine cylinder head may overheat, crack and leak oil.
Consequence Summary
If the cylinder head cracks and leaks oil, the oil may contact a hot engine or exhaust component, increasing the risk of a fire.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a coolant level sensor and the supporting hardware and software, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed April 21, 2017. The recall began on January 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S09.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
7. SEAT BELTS : FRONT
Component Description
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20121102
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140731
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
603392
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20170516
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20161205
Record Creation Date
20161205
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured November 2, 2012, to July 31, 2014, and 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured November 14, 2012, to July 31, 2014. 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.
Consequence Summary
If the driver or front passenger seatbelt cables cannot properly restrain the front seat occupants, they would be at an increased risk of injury.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable, free of charge. The recall began May 16, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S42.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
8. STEERING : ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Component Description
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120203
End Date Of Manufacturing
20150320
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
487301
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20150624
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20150428
Record Creation Date
20150428
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to March 20, 2015, and 2015 Ford Edge vehicles manufactured February 26, 2015, to February 28, 2015, and originally sold, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. In the affected vehicles, snow or water containing road salt or other contaminants may corrode the electric power steering gear motor attachment bolts.
Consequence Summary
If the bolts corrode, the steering gear motor may detach from the gear housing resulting in a loss of power steering assist. Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply sealer and replace the steering gear motor bolts as required. If one or more 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 began on June 24, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S14.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
9. LATCHES / LOCKS / LINKAGES : DOORS : LATCH
Component Description
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120201
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130531
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
456440
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20151218
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20150424
Record Creation Date
20150424
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) notified the agency on April 23, 2015, that they are recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured July 1, 2012, to May 31, 2013, and 2012-2014 Fiesta vehicles manufactured February 1, 2012, to May 31, 2013. On April 30, 2015, Ford expanded the recall to cover an additional 119,567 vehicles, including certain model year 2011 Ford Fiestas manufactured from November 11, 2009, to May 31, 2013 and certain model year 2013 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured from February 1, 2012, to June 30, 2012. 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.
Consequence Summary
A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace all four door latches with an improved part, free of charge. Interim notifications were mailed to owners on June 5, 2015. The recall began on December 18, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S16.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
10. AIR BAGS
Component Description
AIR BAGS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120203
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130824
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
746842
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20150526
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20140926
Record Creation Date
20140926
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Consequence Summary
The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. The recall began on May 26,2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
11. AIR BAGS : SIDE / WINDOW
Component Description
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120203
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130824
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
746842
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20150526
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20140926
Record Creation Date
20140926
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Consequence Summary
The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. The recall began on May 26,2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
12. SEAT BELTS
Component Description
SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120203
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130824
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
746842
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20150526
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20140926
Record Creation Date
20140926
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Consequence Summary
The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. The recall began on May 26,2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
13. SEATS : FRONT ASSEMBLY : RECLINER
Component Description
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120815
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130910
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
43135
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20140530
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20140402
Record Creation Date
20140408
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
Consequence Summary
The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
14. STEERING
Component Description
STEERING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20130419
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130423
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
20
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20130617
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20130531
Record Creation Date
20130604
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Fusion vehicles manufactured April 19, 2013, through April 23, 2013. The steering gears may be missing an internal retaining clip. If the clip is missing, components inside the steering gear may become dislodged inside the gear assembly.
Consequence Summary
This could result in impaired steering, including the loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S06. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
15. FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Component Description
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120303
End Date Of Manufacturing
20130322
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
390783
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20130720
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20130531
Record Creation Date
20130603
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Consequence Summary
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
16. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Component Description
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120203
End Date Of Manufacturing
20121129
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
80057
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20121207
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20121203
Record Creation Date
20121203
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
This is an update to a recently announced recall. Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured from October 5, 2011, through November 26, 2012, equipped with 1.6L engines, as well as certain model year 2013 Fusion vehicles manufactured from February 3, 2012, through November 29, 2012, equipped with 1.6L engines. Coolant system leaks may cause the engines to overheat and leak flammable engine fluids.
Consequence Summary
If flammable engine fluids come in contact with the vehicle¿s hot exhaust system, a vehicle fire could occur.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine for coolant system leaks and reprogram the vehicle¿s powertrain control module and instrument cluster with an updated calibration and overheat strategy software. There will be no charge to owners for this service. Owners were recently notified to contact dealers to arrange for alternative transportation as Ford developed a remedy. Owners will be shortly receiving notifications to contact Ford dealers to schedule the free remedy repair. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Notes
Ford's recall campaign number is 12S41.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
17. EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Ford Motor Company
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20120203
End Date Of Manufacturing
20121020
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
19158
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20121218
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date
20121130
Record Creation Date
20121203
Regulation Part Number
571
Defect Summary
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Fusion vehicles, manufactured from February 3, 2012, through October 20, 2012, for failing to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The affected vehicles may not have had the low beam headlamp projector coating properly cured during its manufacturing process.
Consequence Summary
An improperly cured projector coating will become hazy through operation, over time, reducing the brightness of the low-beam lamp. This may decrease driver visibility and increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective Summary
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlamp assembly. The recall began on December 18, 2012. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Notes
Ford's recall campaign number is 12C27.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.