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Vehicles equipped with the 1.6L 4 cylinder engine may develop an engine overheating condition that can lead to fluid leaks and possibly an engine fire.
Ford will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 7, 2012. If you are experiencing an engine overheating condition, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 12S41.
Vehicles equipped with a 1.6L engine can experience an engine overheating condition. As the engine overheats, fluid leaks can develop. If leaking fluid comes into contact with the hot exhaust system, a fire could result. The remedy for this recall is still under development. At this time Ford is advising owners of affected vehicles to contact their dealer.