2013 Ford Taurus Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    15V812000
    Recall Date
    12/02/2015
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Explorer Police Utility, Taurus, Taurus Police Interceptor, Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may 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 began on December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13S04-S1.

  • Recall Number
    15V340000
    Recall Date
    06/02/2015
    Component
    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
    Summary

    Ford Moor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford Fusion vehicles without a 3.5L engine and Lincoln MKZ hybrid electric vehicles, 2011 Mercury Milan vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with a 3.5L GTDI engine and 2013 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with any available engine. The affected vehicles have electric power steering assist systems that may shut down as a result of a steering motor sensor fault.

    Consequence

    If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will check the Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) for Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). If dealers find any loss of steering assist DTCs, the steering gear will be replaced, free of charge. If, no codes are found during the PSCM inspection, the PSCM software will be updated, free of charge. The recall began on July 21, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S18.

  • Recall Number
    15V040000
    Recall Date
    01/28/2015
    Component
    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Ford Taurus vehicles manufactured December 1, 2009, to July 31, 2010, and 2011-2013 Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured June 1, 2011, to October 31, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.

    Consequence

    If the interior door handle return spring is unseated, the door may unlatch in the event of a side impact crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.

    What Owners Should Do

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall began March 23, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S02.

  • Recall Number
    14V393000
    Recall Date
    07/02/2014
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles manufactured September 2, 2010, to November 30, 2013; 2013-2014 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured August 25, 2011, to November 30, 2013; and 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured September 12, 2011, to November 30, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the halfshaft retention circlip may not have been properly installed, and as a result, the halfshaft may move outward and disengage from the linkshaft while driving and without prior warning.

    Consequence

    If the halfshaft and linkshaft become disengaged while driving, power will no longer be transmitted to the wheels, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied before exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll away despite the transmission being placed in 'Park', increasing the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders.

    What Owners Should Do

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to make sure that the halfshaft is properly retained. If it is not, dealers will replace the linkshaft and also replace the halfshaft if it shows evidence of spline damage, free of charge. The recall began on August 4, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S10.

  • Recall Number
    14V285000
    Recall Date
    05/29/2014
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles manufactured November 24, 2008, through February 28, 2014, originally sold in, 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. When used in areas that use road salt, the license plate lamp assembly may experience an electro-chemical reaction and corrosion as a result of water intrusion.

    Consequence

    This corrosion may result in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the license plate lamp assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on July 26, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S08. Note: Under program 14R01, Ford will notify owners in non-corrosion states, and, at the customer's request, dealers will replace the license plate lamp assembly.

  • Recall Number
    13V270000
    Recall Date
    06/26/2013
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    Summary

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FORD) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FORD EXPLORER, TAURUS, AND LINCOLN MKS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED NOVEMBER 29, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, WITH SUFFICIENT DOOR OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS, THE CHILD SAFETY LOCKS MAY CHANGE FROM AN ACTIVATED POSITION TO A DEACTIVATED POSITION WITHOUT NOTICE.

    Consequence

    IF THE CHILD LOCK IS DEACTIVATED, THE DOOR COULD BE UNLOCKED AND OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHICH COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY TO AN UNRESTRAINED CHILD.

    What Owners Should Do

    FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SAFETY LOCKS. IF NECESSARY, THE LOCKS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 5, 2013. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13S07. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Number
    13V270000
    Recall Date
    06/26/2013
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    Summary

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FORD) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FORD EXPLORER, TAURUS, AND LINCOLN MKS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED NOVEMBER 29, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, WITH SUFFICIENT DOOR OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS, THE CHILD SAFETY LOCKS MAY CHANGE FROM AN ACTIVATED POSITION TO A DEACTIVATED POSITION WITHOUT NOTICE.

    Consequence

    IF THE CHILD LOCK IS DEACTIVATED, THE DOOR COULD BE UNLOCKED AND OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHICH COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY TO AN UNRESTRAINED CHILD.

    What Owners Should Do

    FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SAFETY LOCKS. IF NECESSARY, THE LOCKS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 5, 2013. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13S07. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Number
    13V270000
    Recall Date
    06/26/2013
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    Summary

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FORD) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FORD EXPLORER, TAURUS, AND LINCOLN MKS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED NOVEMBER 29, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, WITH SUFFICIENT DOOR OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS, THE CHILD SAFETY LOCKS MAY CHANGE FROM AN ACTIVATED POSITION TO A DEACTIVATED POSITION WITHOUT NOTICE.

    Consequence

    IF THE CHILD LOCK IS DEACTIVATED, THE DOOR COULD BE UNLOCKED AND OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHICH COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY TO AN UNRESTRAINED CHILD.

    What Owners Should Do

    FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SAFETY LOCKS. IF NECESSARY, THE LOCKS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AUGUST 5, 2013. FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13S07. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Number
    13V227000
    Recall Date
    05/31/2013
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V227000
    Recall Date
    05/31/2013
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V227000
    Recall Date
    05/31/2013
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    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.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.