Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

October 26, 2016

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

16V777000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

329,265

Summary:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured February 26, 2009, to April 29, 2012, and 2010-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured February 25, 2009, to December 12, 2010. On vehicles with a 3.0L engine, the Fuel Delivery Module (FDM) may crack, causing a fuel leak.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the FDM flange with one that has a redesigned fuel supply port, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 12, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S41.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration