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The positioning of the positive battery wire may allow chafing of the wire, which could cause a short circuit and possibly a fire.
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the battery cable may short circuit. 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 positioning of the positive battery wire may allow chafing of the wire against the right hand splash shield bolt. This could expose the copper wire, which could cause a short circuit to ground and possibly a fire. Dealers will inspect the position of the positive battery wire and reposition it if necessary. The recall began April 3, 2007. The Ford recall number is 07S50.