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2018 FORD EDGE

Report Date:
September 11, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V612000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

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.

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

Corrective Summary:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door striker bolts, free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18C06.

2018 FORD EDGE

Report Date:
August 20, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V548000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

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.

Consequence Summary:
An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator and starter motor power supply cables to verify that they are properly secured, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S25.

2018 FORD EDGE

Report Date:
August 20, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V548000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

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.

Consequence Summary:
An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator and starter motor power supply cables to verify that they are properly secured, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S25.

2018 FORD EDGE

Report Date:
June 11, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V390000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford Edge and 2017 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.

Consequence Summary:
If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall began on July 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S16 (S2). Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 17V-427.