Accessory floor mats purchased from Ford dealers for use may move and interfere with proper accelerator pedal operation, possibly resulting in a sticking pedal. This may result in unintended vehicle acceleration.
Corrosion can cause the steering shaft to separate at the lower bearing resulting a in complete loss of steering.
Ford is recalling certain vehicles sold or currently registered in states where salt is used to de-ice the roads. Due to rust, the third row seat may not fully latch into is seating position.
On some models, the torque convertor output shaft can fail. As a result, the vehicle will suddenly have a complete loss of power.
On vehicles equipped with 17-inch steel wheels, one or more of the wheel studs may break. A vibration could develop and the wheel could separate from the vehicle.
In the event of a severe rear impact, a crack may develop at the fuel filler neck connection to the fuel tank. This could result in a fuel leak or illumination of the Check Engine Light. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire.
Nineteen vehicles have been recalled because the transmission may not properly engage in "Park." This could result in unintended vehicle movement, increasing the risk of a crash.
The transmission oil cooler lines may not have been secured properly during assembly. If the oil cooler lines separate from the transmission and transmission fluid contacts the hot exhaust, a fire could start.