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Recall 17S16: 2017 2.0EB Torque Convertor Failure

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 06:26 AM

July 6, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V427000
Torque Converter Connection may Fail


If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V427000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,215

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.

Remedy

Ford or Lincoln will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall began August 25, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S16.

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.
3 Affected Products
Vehicles
MAKE    MODEL    YEAR
 
FORD     EDGE     2017
FORD     FUSION     2017
LINCOLN     MKZ     2017









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