Ford is recalling around 88,000 late-model cars in North America for a malfunction that might cause stalling. The recall affects certain Ford Flex, Taurus, and Police Interceptor sedans, along with Lincoln MKS and MKT cars, from the 2013-2015 design years.
Problem is with a fuel pump control module, that might fail, and as a result, motorists may not have the ability to start the engine. Alternatively, the engine could stall without cautioning while the automobile is moving, and drivers might not have the ability to restart it. Ford states it’s unaware of any mishaps or injuries connected with the concern.
Ford will inform consumers to bring in their vehicles for repair works beginning October 17. Dealerships will change defective fuel pump control modules with no cost to motorists.
The Ford recall concerns around 88,151 cars, consisting of 77,502 cars in the United States affected vehicles include 2013-2015 Ford Taurus and Flex designs, and Lincoln MKS and MKT designs, all with 3.5-liter turbocharged gas engines. Certain 2013-2015 Ford Police Interceptor sedans are likewise included.
A different, however strangely similar, recall involves 2015-2016 Ford Transit diesel vehicles with defective fuel injection pumps.
The fuel injection pump may malfunction, which could prevent the engine from starting, or could result in sudden stalling while driving. Until now, there were no accidents of injuries related to this issue.
Dealers will check the fuel system for possible metal contamination. If no such contamination is discovered, dealerships will change the fuel injection pump and its parts. If there is contamination, dealers will flush the fuel system and change the fuel injection pump, fuel injectors, and also fuel filter.
The recall consists of 2015-2016 Ford Transit vehicles equipped with 3.2-liter diesel motor. Around 2,472 cars are impacted, with 2,013 of those in the United States