Recalls for 2013 Ford Fusion

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 15V250000

Recall Date: 04/28/2015

Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Problem 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: 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.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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Recall Number: 15V246000

Recall Date: 04/24/2015

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Problem 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: A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

What Owners Should Do: 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. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S16.

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Recall Number: 14V597000

Recall Date: 09/26/2014

Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Problem 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: 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.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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Recall Number: 14V597000

Recall Date: 09/26/2014

Component: AIR BAGS

Problem 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: 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.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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Recall Number: 14V597000

Recall Date: 09/26/2014

Component: SEAT BELTS

Problem 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: 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.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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Recall Number: 14V164000

Recall Date: 04/02/2014

Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Problem 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: THE BACK OF THE SUBJECT SEATS MAY BECOME LOOSE OR LEAN WHILE DRIVING AND POTENTIALLY INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN CERTAIN CRASHES.

What Owners Should Do: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEATBACK, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AROUND MAY 19, 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. FORD'S NUMBER FOR THIS RECALL IS 14C03.

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Recall Number: 13V227000

Recall Date: 05/31/2013

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem 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: A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

What Owners Should Do: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JULY 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13S04.

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Recall Number: 13V232000

Recall Date: 05/31/2013

Component: STEERING

Problem 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: THIS COULD RESULT IN IMPAIRED STEERING, INCLUDING THE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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Recall Number: 12V551000

Recall Date: 12/03/2012

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem 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: IF FLAMMABLE ENGINE FLUIDS COME IN CONTACT WITH THE VEHICLE¿S HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM, A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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Recall Number: 12V553000

Recall Date: 11/30/2012

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Problem 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: 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.

What Owners Should Do: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

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