Recalls

Find the latest 2013 Lincoln MKZ recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Component AIR BAGS
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Component FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Component POWER TRAIN
Component SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Consequence A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Consequence Exposed electrical wires increase the risk of electric shock.
Consequence The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
Consequence The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Consequence Without requiring the brake to be pressed, the vehicle may be unintentionally shifted out of Park, allowing it to roll which may result in a crash.
Dates of Manufacture APR 25, 2012 to SEP 23, 2013
Dates of Manufacture AUG 14, 2012 to SEP 09, 2013
Dates of Manufacture FEB 02, 2012 to AUG 23, 2013
Manufacturer Recall No. 13C09
Manufacturer Recall No. 14C03
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S21
Mfg's Report Date APR 01, 2014
Mfg's Report Date MAY 31, 2013
Mfg's Report Date NOV 24, 2013
Mfg's Report Date SEP 25, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V227000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V230000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V594000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V164000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V597000
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.
Notes 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.
Notes Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Potential Number of Units Affected 107
Potential Number of Units Affected 390,783
Potential Number of Units Affected 43135
Potential Number of Units Affected 7153
Potential Number of Units Affected 746842
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the block heater cord, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 17, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S05.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification in mid-November 2014. A second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around May 19, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software, free of charge. The recall began on January 2014. Customers may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13C09.
Summary Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Summary Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, through March 15, 2013 and equipped with an engine block heater. During use, the engine block heater cords may be bent and in certain temperatures, the wire insulation may crack, exposing the electrical wires.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles manufactured April 26, 2012, through September 24, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the transmission range sensor may not function properly allowing the affected vehicles to be shifted out of the Park position without first applying the brake pedal. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 114, "Theft Protection."
Component AIR BAGS
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Component FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Component POWER TRAIN
Component SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Consequence A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Consequence Exposed electrical wires increase the risk of electric shock.
Consequence The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
Consequence The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Consequence Without requiring the brake to be pressed, the vehicle may be unintentionally shifted out of Park, allowing it to roll which may result in a crash.
Dates of Manufacture APR 25, 2012 to SEP 23, 2013
Dates of Manufacture AUG 14, 2012 to SEP 09, 2013
Dates of Manufacture FEB 02, 2012 to AUG 23, 2013
Manufacturer Recall No. 13C09
Manufacturer Recall No. 14C03
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S21
Mfg's Report Date APR 01, 2014
Mfg's Report Date MAY 31, 2013
Mfg's Report Date NOV 24, 2013
Mfg's Report Date SEP 25, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V227000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V230000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V594000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V164000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V597000
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.
Notes 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.
Notes Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Potential Number of Units Affected 107
Potential Number of Units Affected 390,783
Potential Number of Units Affected 43135
Potential Number of Units Affected 7153
Potential Number of Units Affected 746842
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the block heater cord, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 17, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S05.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification in mid-November 2014. A second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around May 19, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software, free of charge. The recall began on January 2014. Customers may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13C09.
Summary Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Summary Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, through March 15, 2013 and equipped with an engine block heater. During use, the engine block heater cords may be bent and in certain temperatures, the wire insulation may crack, exposing the electrical wires.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles manufactured April 26, 2012, through September 24, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the transmission range sensor may not function properly allowing the affected vehicles to be shifted out of the Park position without first applying the brake pedal. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 114, "Theft Protection."
Component AIR BAGS
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Component FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Component POWER TRAIN
Component SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Consequence A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Consequence Exposed electrical wires increase the risk of electric shock.
Consequence The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
Consequence The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Consequence Without requiring the brake to be pressed, the vehicle may be unintentionally shifted out of Park, allowing it to roll which may result in a crash.
Dates of Manufacture APR 25, 2012 to SEP 23, 2013
Dates of Manufacture AUG 14, 2012 to SEP 09, 2013
Dates of Manufacture FEB 02, 2012 to AUG 23, 2013
Manufacturer Recall No. 13C09
Manufacturer Recall No. 14C03
Manufacturer Recall No. 14S21
Mfg's Report Date APR 01, 2014
Mfg's Report Date MAY 31, 2013
Mfg's Report Date NOV 24, 2013
Mfg's Report Date SEP 25, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V227000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V230000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V594000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V164000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V597000
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.
Notes 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.
Notes Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Potential Number of Units Affected 107
Potential Number of Units Affected 390,783
Potential Number of Units Affected 43135
Potential Number of Units Affected 7153
Potential Number of Units Affected 746842
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the block heater cord, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 17, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S05.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RCM, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification in mid-November 2014. A second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S21.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around May 19, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14C03.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software, free of charge. The recall began on January 2014. Customers may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13C09.
Summary Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Summary Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, through March 15, 2013 and equipped with an engine block heater. During use, the engine block heater cords may be bent and in certain temperatures, the wire insulation may crack, exposing the electrical wires.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, through September 10, 2013, 2013-2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured June 5, 2012, through August 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured from July 23, 2012, through May 28, 2013. The driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. The affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles manufactured April 26, 2012, through September 24, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the transmission range sensor may not function properly allowing the affected vehicles to be shifted out of the Park position without first applying the brake pedal. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 114, "Theft Protection."

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