Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2011 FORD EDGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V516000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10C14

Make: FORD

Model: EDGE

Year: 2011

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20100701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20101008

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 71

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20101101

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20101027

Date Added To File: 20101027

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 EDGE AND LINCOLN MKX VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2010, THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2010. THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH INCORRECTLY CONFIGURED ELECTRONIC MODULE SETTINGS THAT DISABLE THE LOCKING FUNCTION OF THE LIFTGATE. ACCORDINGLY, THE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, “DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS.”

Consequence Summary:
THE LIFTGATE LOCK MAY BE DISABLED AND THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO LOCK THE LIFTGATE USING INTERIOR LOCK SWITCHES OR REMOTE KEY FOB BUTTONS.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL HAVE THE AFFECTED CONTROL MODULES UPDATED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.