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Recall 14V703000

Potential Fuel Leak

Recall Details

The fuel and vapor return lines may not have been correctly installed during vehicle assembly and the lines may contact each other. Contact between the two lines can result in a damaged fuel line and resulting leak. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel line and correct the routing as necessary.

Our Quick Take

A fuel leak can develop in the engine compartment.

What Should You Do?

Ford will notify owner of affected vehicles beginning November 17, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Ford recall number is 14S24.

Engine, November 5, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 5, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
25,238
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V703000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014 Transit Connect vehicles manufactured August 1, 2013, to July 10, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the fuel and vapor lines may have been incorrectly installed in the engine compartment, allowing the two lines to make contact.
Consequence
Contact between the two lines may result in abrasion and a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Ford has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel line routing. If the fuel line has been routed incorrectly, it will be replaced and routed correctly. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began on November 17, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S24.
Notify
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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