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RECALL: Missing or Loose Bolts on Start/Stop Accumulator - 2019-2020 Edge & MKX and others

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September 10, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V550000


Missing or Loose Bolts on Start/Stop Accumulator

Missing or loose bolts on the start stop accumulator endcap could result in a transmission fluid leak and may progress to a loss of transmission function. A transmission fluid leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V550000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 97



Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Edge, Transit Connect and Lincoln MKX and 2020 Escape and Lincoln Corsair vehicles. The start/stop accumulator endcap may have missing or loose bolts.



Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the start/stop accumulator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S49.



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.


8 Affected Products 
FORD    EDGE    2019-2020
FORD    ESCAPE    2020
FORD    TRANSIT CONNECT    2019-2020
LINCOLN    MKX    2019-2020

Edited by AutoBuff
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