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|Recall Date||Problem Area||Recall Text|
|08/16/11||Ford is recalling certain model year 2007 ford five hundred and mercury montego vehicles manufactured from september 5, 2006, through september 11, 2006. the fuel tanks may not have consistent welds between the fuel tank and fuel filler neck spud which can affect the strength of the joint. some fuel tank spud welds may not provide the expected strength in the event of a severe rear impact to the vehicle. an improper weld can result in a crack in the joint which could illuminate the emissions malfunction indicator light, cause a fuel odor, or allow fuel to leak out.
Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Dealers will replace the fuel tank free of charge. the safety recall began on august 16, 2011. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Ford's safety recall no. 11s20.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
|12/01/05||On certain passenger vehicles, the straps that secure the fuel tank to the vehicle body may break, causing the fuel tank and fuel tank heat shield to drop on the driveshaft (all wheel drive vehicles) or exhaust system (front wheel drive vehicles).
If this happens, drivers may notice a noise or a fuel leak. a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Dealers will replace both fuel tank straps. the recall began on december 1, 2005. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Ford recall no. 05s37.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
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|11/08/06||Other||On certain passenger vehicles currently registered in the following states: alaska, colorado, connecticut, delaware, idaho, illinois, indiana, iowa, kansas, kentucky, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, montana, nebraska, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, north dakota, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, south dakota, utah, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin, and wyoming. the side door latch mechanisms may experience water intrusion allowing the latch mechanism to freeze in cold weather.
As a result, the door latch pawl may not return to the latch position when the door is closed, and the door could open while the vehicle is moving.
Dealers will install a shield over the front latches; seal a drain hole in the rear window trim molding on the freestyle rear side doors; and apply grease to all front and rear side-door latch mechanisms free of charge. the recall began on november 8, 2006. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Ford recall no. 06s45.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.