Lincoln MKC recalled simply because commence button situated too close to touchscreen [UPDATE]

FORD Troubles 2 Safety RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA
DEC 31, 2014 | DEARBORN, MICH.

Ford is issuing 2 security recalls in North America. No accidents or injuries are attributed to both of these situations. Particulars are as follows:

Ford concerns security recall for certain 2014 Ford Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles in North America for fuel pump situation

Ford is issuing a security recall for roughly twelve,200 2014 Ford Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC cars in North America (real 12,205) for an situation with the nickel plating on the fuel pump, which may possibly cause the pump to seize. If the fuel pump seizes, a vehicle may possibly not begin or may stall even though driving. An engine stall without having warning although driving increases the risk of a crash.

Ford is not mindful of any accidents or injuries relevant to this situation.

Affected vehicles incorporate certain 2014 Ford Escapes developed April 15, 2014 to May 8, 2014 at Louisville Assembly Plant and specific 2015 Lincoln MKC autos constructed April 21, 2014 to Might 15, 2014 at Louisville Assembly Plant.

There are 9,038 autos in the United States and federalized territories, 3,074 in Canada and 93 in Mexico.

Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module at no price to the buyer.

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2015 Lincoln MKC autos in North America for push-button keyless ignition switch location situation

Ford is issuing a security recall for around 13,500 2015 Lincoln MKC autos in North America (real 13,574) to move the push-button keyless ignition switch spot. Due to the switch’;s close proximity to other controls, occupants are inadvertently shutting off the engine while driving. If the push-to-commence button is inadvertently actuated while driving, the restraint system may possibly not perform as intended in a crash, rising the chance of injuries.

Ford is not mindful of any accidents or injuries connected to this situation.

Impacted vehicles consist of particular 2015 Lincoln MKC automobiles constructed Aug. 20, 2013 to Sept. 9, 2014 at Louisville Assembly Plant. There are about 13,500 autos in North America, such as 11,144 in the United States and federalized territories, 2,033 in Canada and 397 in Mexico.

Dealers will exchange the gearshift module with one particular that has the push-to-start button in a diverse location and reprogram the powertrain manage module.

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