18C04 – Incorrect Brake Fluid Cap/FMVSS 135 – 2018 Ford Ecosport

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V312
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components EQUIPMENT, SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected 273

 

Incorrect Brake Fluid Cap/FMVSS 135

Owners could be confused by the incorrect label on the brake fluid cap, potentially causing them to replace the brake fluid with an incorrect fluid which could affect brake performance, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Ecosport vehicles sold in the United States Federal Territiories. These vehicles were shipped with the European brake reservoir pictogram cap label and the European English language owner’s manual kits. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, “Light Vehicle Brake Systems.”

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18C05 – Improperly Adjusted Parking Brake Cable/FMVSS 105 – 2018 Ford F-650 & F-750

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V319
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 151

 

Improperly Adjusted Parking Brake Cable/FMVSS 105

For vehicles equipped with a transmission that does not have a ‘Park’ position or a transmission that has a ‘Park’ position but the transmission lever is not placed in ‘Park’, an improperly adjusted park brake cable could result in unintended movement of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750 vehicles equipped with hydraulic brakes. The parking brake cable may not have been adjusted properly, which may result in unexpected vehicle movement. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems.”

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Safety Recall 17S41 – 4 Channel Hydraulic Brakes – Missing Ball Plugs – 2017 Ford F-53 Stripped Motorhome Chassis & F-59 Stripped Commercial Chassis

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V768
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 390

 

Hydraulic Brake Fluid Leak

A brake fluid leak or air ingestion can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-53 stripped motorhome chassis and F-59 stripped commercial chassis, equipped with Antilock Brake Systems (ABS). The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units (HECU) on these vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation.

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Safety Recall 18S10 – Transmission Selector Lever Cable Inspection – 2018 Ford F-150, F-650 & F-750

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V214
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 292,909

 

Transmission may Incorrectly Display ‘PARK’

If the gear shift cable clip becomes unseated or dislodged, the gear shift lever position may indicate that the transmission is in ‘Park’ when it may be in a different gear. Additionally, despite selecting ‘Park’, if the parking brake is not applied before the vehicle is exited, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 F-650 and F-750 vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions and 2018 Ford F-150 and Expedition vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions (excluding Expedition vehicles with a Rotary Gear Shift Dial on the console). The gear shift cable clip may not be properly seated, allowing the transmission to be in a different gear than indicated by the gear shift lever position.

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Safety Recall 18S09 – Park Pawl Guide Cup Roll Pin Inspection – 2017-2018 Ford & Lincoln

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V213
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 142

 

Missing Roll Pin Causing Loss of Park Function

Despite the transmission shift lever being placed in ‘Park’ and the instrument panel display indicating ‘Park,’ the vehicle may roll away after it has been exited if the parking brake has not been applied, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford F-150 and 2018 Ford Expedition and Mustang and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions. A roll pin may not have been installed in the transmission, potentially causing a loss of the “Park” function.

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