2013 Fusion Recall List

5 Recalls
Recall ID # 12V551000ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall Date:

DEC 03, 2012

Model Affected:

2013 FORD FUSION

Summary:

This is an update to a recently announced recall. Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured from October 5, 2011, through November 26, 2012, equipped with 1.6L engines, as well as certain model year 2013 Fusion vehicles manufactured from February 3, 2012, through November 29, 2012, equipped with 1.6L engines. Coolant system leaks may cause the engines to overheat and leak flammable engine fluids.

Consequence:

If flammable engine fluids come in contact with the vehicle¿s hot exhaust system, a vehicle fire could occur.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine for coolant system leaks and reprogram the vehicle¿s powertrain control module and instrument cluster with an updated calibration and overheat strategy software. There will be no charge to owners for this service. Owners were recently notified to contact dealers to arrange for alternative transportation as Ford developed a remedy. Owners will be shortly receiving notifications to contact Ford dealers to schedule the free remedy repair. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.

Potential Units Affected:

80057

Notes:

Ford Motor Company 12S41

Recall ID # 12V553000EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Recall Date:

NOV 30, 2012

Model Affected:

2013 FORD FUSION

Summary:

Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Fusion vehicles, manufactured from February 3, 2012, through October 20, 2012, for failing to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The affected vehicles may not have had the low beam headlamp projector coating properly cured during its manufacturing process.

Consequence:

An improperly cured projector coating will become hazy through operation, over time, reducing the brightness of the low-beam lamp. This may decrease driver visibility and increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlamp assembly. The recall began on December 18, 2012. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.

Potential Units Affected:

19158

Notes:

Ford Motor Company 12C27

Recall ID # 13V227000FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall Date:

MAY 31, 2013

Model Affected:

2013 FORD FUSION

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.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.

Potential Units Affected:

390783

Notes:

Ford Motor Company 13S04

Recall ID # 13V232000STEERING

Recall Date:

MAY 31, 2013

Model Affected:

2013 FORD FUSION

Summary:

Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Fusion vehicles manufactured April 19, 2013, through April 23, 2013. The steering gears may be missing an internal retaining clip. If the clip is missing, components inside the steering gear may become dislodged inside the gear assembly.

Consequence:

This could result in impaired steering, including the loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S06. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

Potential Units Affected:

20

Notes:

Ford Motor Company 13S06

Recall ID # 14V164000SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Recall Date:

APR 02, 2014

Model Affected:

2013 FORD FUSION

Summary:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."

Consequence:

The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around May 19, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.

Potential Units Affected:

43135

Notes:

Ford Motor Company 14C03

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