Vehicles Affected: Approximately 500 model-year 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs
The Problem: Some door striker bolts may be 5 millimeters shorter than the required length. In the event of a crash, a shorter bolt may allow the door to open, increasing the risk of injury.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury as a result of this condition.
The Fix: Dealers will replace door striker bolts in all four doors for free.
What Owners Should Do: Lincoln automaker Ford did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 866-436-7332, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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