1. 2016 Lincoln MKZ FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE NHTSA Campaign #15V618000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 658

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured September 3, 2015, to September 13, 2015, and 2016 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured September 3, 2015, to September 12, 2015. The affected vehicles have a fuel tank that may have insufficent wall thickness. As a result, the fuel tanks may crack in the event of a crash and thus the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."

    Consequence: A fuel tank that cracks may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C11. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V618000 »