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Ford Recall Issued Due to Electrical Problems

Ford is recalling certain model year 2011 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, EDGE AND LINCOLN MKX vehicles that may have a potential for internal short in Body Control Module.

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FORD / EDGE 2011
FORD / F-150 2011
FORD / F-250 2011
FORD / F-350 2011
FORD / F-450 2011
FORD / F-550 2011
LINCOLN / MKX 2011
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY Mfr's Report Date: DEC 29, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V659000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY Potential Number of Units Affected: 14,737

Summary:
 FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, EDGE AND LINCOLN MKX VEHICLES. DURING A SIX-DAY PRODUCTION PERIOD, THE SUPPLIER OF THE BODY CONTROL MODULE MANUFACTURED MODULES THAT MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR AN INTERNAL SHORT.

Consequence:
 IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT DEVELOPS, AN OVERHEATING CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH CAN RESULT IN AN UNATTENDED VEHICLE FIRE.

Remedy:
 DEALER WILL REPLACE THE BODY CONTROL MODULE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 10, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

Notes:
 FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10S14. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

 

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