Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—December 3, 2014.
SUMMARY: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Lincoln MKX, and Ford Edge vehicles, manufactured June 15, 2006, to September 22, 2008, and originally sold, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, 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. Due to corrosion from salt water exposure such as from road salt use, the affected vehicles may leak fuel from the fuel tank seam weld under the tank mounting reinforcement brackets.
CONSEQUENCE: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
REMEDY: Ford will notify owners. The remedy is currently being developed. The recall is expected to begin on December 8, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 14S22.
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.