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Recall 15V251000

Under Body Heat Shields Loose Or Missing

Recall Details

The under body heat shields may be loose or missing. Dealers will inspect the vehicle for missing under body heat shields and fasteners and will install the missing components as required free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The heat shields under the body of the vehicle may be loose or missing. This could cause degradation or melting of the fuel or vapor lines, resulting in a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 15S12.

Affected Cars

Exhaust & Emissions, April 28, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 28, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
73
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V251000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford F-150 vehicles manufactured January 30, 2015, to January 31, 2015. The affected vehicles may have loose or missing underbody heat shields.
Consequence
A missing underbody heat shield can lead to degradation or melting of the fuel or vapor lines, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle for missing underbody heat shields and fasteners, and will install the missing components as required, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 11, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S12.
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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