Ford Recalls 451,865 Vehicles Due to Defective Fuel Tanks

Ford will recall 451,865 Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans in North America due to a defective canister purge valve in the fuel tank.  This recall affects the 2010 and 2011 models of the above referenced vehicles.  Of the affected vehicles, approximately 411,205 vehicles are in the United States.  The vehicles affected were constructed at its [...]

November 25th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 451,865 Vehicles Due to Defective Fuel Tanks

Ford Recalls 194,889 Vehicles for Interior Door Handle Defect

Ford is recalling 194,889 vehicles due to an interior door defect.  The defect may be involved in one or more of the interior doors of the vehicle.  The problem is that a crack may develop within handle causing the handle return spring to become unseated.  This can result in the interior door handle not returning [...]

February 17th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 194,889 Vehicles for Interior Door Handle Defect

Ford Follows Honda’s Lead by Expanding Air Bag Recall in 463,000 Older Model Vehicles

Following Honda’s massive 5 million vehicle recall involving the defective Takata air bag inflators, Ford has announced it will expand the recall of older model vehicles that are equipped with driver side Takata airbags with inflators.  Previously, Ford had recalled only 55,000 vehicles with the defective airbags in high humidity climate states only.  Now, Ford [...]

December 18th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Ford Follows Honda’s Lead by Expanding Air Bag Recall in 463,000 Older Model Vehicles

Ford Recalls 186,024 Vehicles in Salt Belt States due to Fuel Tank Leaks

Ford has recalled 186,042 older model vehicles due to a fuel tank leak caused by corrosion.  The recall affects the 2007-2008 model Lincoln MKX and Ford Edge vehicles.  These vehicles were manufactured from June 15, 2006 to September 22, 2008 and originally sold or currently registered in the “Salt Belt States”.  These states include Connecticut, [...]

December 1st, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 186,024 Vehicles in Salt Belt States due to Fuel Tank Leaks

Ford Recalls 746,842 2013-2014 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect

Ford is recalling 746,842 vehicles from their 2013 and 2014 model years due to an air bag defect.  In all of the affected vehicles, the circuit board in the Restraints Control Module (RCM) may develop a short-circuit over time.  This is because when the conformal coating was applied to portions of the RCM at the [...]

October 6th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 746,842 2013-2014 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect

Ford Recalls 83,250 2012-2014 Vehicles due to Improper Installation of the Halfshaft

Ford announced it would recall 83,250 vehicles involving an installation defect of the halfshaft retention circlip.  During the manufacturing of the affected vehicles, the halfshaft retention circlip may not have been properly installed as designed.  As a result, the halfshaft may move outward and disengage from the linkshaft while driving and without prior warning. If [...]

August 19th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 83,250 2012-2014 Vehicles due to Improper Installation of the Halfshaft

Ford Recalls 1,176,771 2013-2014 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls Involving Air Bag and Door Defects

Ford announced it will recall 1,176,771 vehicles in two separate actions that affect three different models. The recalls involve air bag and door defects in 2013-2014 models. The largest recall affects 594,785 Ford Escape and Ford C-Max vehicles.  The model years affects the newest models from 2013 and 2014.  They were manufactured in two different [...]

May 15th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 1,176,771 2013-2014 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls Involving Air Bag and Door Defects

Ford Recalls 392,085 Vehicles due to Corrosion & Seat Defects

Ford has recalled 392,085 vehicles in two separate actions. The largest recall affects model year 2001-2004 Ford Escapes in the “Salt Belt States”.  These states include 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 [...]

April 21st, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 392,085 Vehicles due to Corrosion & Seat Defects

Ford Recalls 27,933 Ford Edge Vehicles due to Fuel Line Defect; Fifth Fuel Line Defect since July 2012 for Ford

For the second time, Ford will recall 27, 933 Ford Edge vehicles due to a fuel line defect.  These Edge models were manufactured from September 2, 2010, through April 25, 2013, and the models affected are from 2012-2013.  The vehicles being recalled are equipped with 2.0L engines.  The first time these vehicles were recalled was [...]

January 22nd, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 27,933 Ford Edge Vehicles due to Fuel Line Defect; Fifth Fuel Line Defect since July 2012 for Ford

Ford Recalls 149,386 Escape Vehicles due to Fuel and Oil Leaks; 7th Recall of Ford Escape since Redesign

For the seventh time since its redesign in the spring of 2012, Ford will recall 149,386 Escape SUVs in two separate actions due to fuel and oil line defects.  This is the fourth fuel line recall Ford has had since July 2012 with their vehicles. The first recall affects 139,917 Ford Escapes that were manufactured [...]

December 4th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 149,386 Escape Vehicles due to Fuel and Oil Leaks; 7th Recall of Ford Escape since Redesign