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The battery cable fusible link may contact a cross member attaching bolt. Over time, this could damage the link which could overheat and potentially catch on fire.
Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The battery cable includes a fusible link that may contact the #2 cross member. Over time, this contact could damage the fusible link. The damaged link could overheat and lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the fusible link and position it away from the cross member. A damaged fusible link will be replaced. This recall is expected to begin on November 18, 2005. The Ford recall number is 05S38.