Safety Recall 18S24 – Convenience Charge Cord Replacement – 2012-2015 Ford

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V592
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 49,197

 

Charge Cord May Overheat Causing Fire

An overheated cord can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 120V Convenience charge cords that were supplied with and sold for use with 2013-2015 Ford C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi vehicles and 2012-2015 Ford Focus Electric vehicles. Cords with part numbers FM58-10B706-AA, FM58-10B706-AB, FM58-10B706-AC, FM58-10B706-AD, FM58-10B706-AE and FM58-10B706-AF were manufactured without thermistors, and during vehicle charging, increased resistance in the house’s outlet or wiring can cause the cord to overheat and melt.

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Compliance Recall 18C06 – Incorrect Door Striker Bolts – 2018 Ford Edge & Lincoln MKX

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V612
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected 503

 

Incorrect Length of Door Striker Bolts/FMVSS 206

If the doors open in the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles. These vehicles may have door striker bolts that are shorter than intended. Vehicles with shorter door striker bolts fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, “Door Locks and Door Retention Components” potentially resulting in the doors opening in the event of a crash.  (more…)

Safety Recall 18S25 – Generator and Starter Motor Cable Nuts – 2018 Ford Edge & Lincoln MKX & 2019 Ford Flex & Lincoln MKT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V548
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 87

 

Alternator and Starter Cables may be Loose

An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, 2019 Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. The power supply cables at the starter and the alternator may not have been properly secured, possibly resulting in an electrical arc.

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Safety Recall 18S27 – Carpet Shielding and Insulation Rework – 2015-2018 Ford F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V568
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components STRUCTURE, SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,619,112

 

Fire after Seat Belt Pretensioner Deployment

A vehicle fire could result if materials ignite inside the vehicle.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford F-150 Regular Cab and SuperCrew Cab vehicles. If a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the B-pillar area.

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Safety Recall 18S21 – Front Wheel Studs – 2018 Ford F-53 Motorhome Chassis

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V470
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected 162

 

Improperly Heat Treated Front Wheel Studs

If a sufficient quantity of wheel studs break on one hub, vehicle handling could be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford F53 stripped chassis vehicles equipped with 22.5 inch front wheels. The front wheel hub assembly may have wheel studs that were not properly heat treated.

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