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Recall 16V777000

Fuel Delivery Module Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

The fuel delivery module (FDM) may crack and leak fuel. Dealers will replace the FDM flange with one that has a redesigned fuel supply port free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel delivery module may crack, resulting in a fuel leak. This would cause a fire hazard.

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 December, 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 16S41.

Exhaust & Emissions, October 26, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 26, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
329,265
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V777000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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.
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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