A steering wheel detachment can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Steering — Wheel And Handle Bar

Date Announced
MAR 12, 2018
Vehicles Affected
1,301,986
Lincoln Recall #
18S08
NHTSA Campaign #
18V167000
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion vehicles. The steering wheel retaining bolt may loosen allowing the steering wheel to detach while driving.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S08.
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