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Recall 16V618000

3.2L Diesel Engine Stalls While Driving

Recall Details

The 3.2L Diesel engine may stall while driving due to metallic debris in the fuel system developing a restriction in fuel supply. Dealers will replace the fuel injection pump and associated parts and if necessary will replace the fuel filter and flush the fuel system free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

For vehicles equipped with a 3.2L Diesel engine, the fuel system may become clogged and cause the engine to stall while driving. This would increase risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2016. If you do 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 16S32.

Engine, August 24, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 24, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V618000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING , FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Transit vehicles manufactured July 15, 2015, to April 14, 2016 and equipped with a 3.2L diesel engine. A fuel injector or the fuel volume control valve may clog due to metallic debris within the fuel system.
Consequence
If debris clogs the fuel system, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel injection pump and associated parts and, if necessary, will replace the fuel filter and flush the fuel system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 10, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S32.
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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