Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX – Fuel Tank

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for approximately 129,000 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles in corrosion states and provinces in North America for possible corrosion under the reinforcement brackets where the fuel tank is mounted to the vehicle. This condition might result in a fuel odor, fuel leak or a check engine light. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Ford is not aware of any accidents, injuries or fires related to this condition.

Affected vehicles include certain 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles built at Oakville Assembly Plant Sept. 11, 2008 through July 1, 2010. These vehicles are currently registered or were originally sold in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

There are a total of 128,823 vehicles that might be affected in North America, including 110,636 in the United States and federalized territories and 18,187 in Canada.

Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and either repair or replace it at no cost to the customer.

text courtesy of Ford Motor Company
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