Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2012 FORD EDGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V438000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S40

Make: FORD

Model: EDGE

Year: 2012

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20100902

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20111031

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5499

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120927

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120907

Date Added To File: 20120907

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Defect Summary:
Ford is recalling certain 2012 Edge vehicles manufactured from September 2, 2010, through October 31, 2011, equipped with 2.0L engines. The fuel line pulse damper metal housing may crack as a result of an improper manufacturing process. A cracked fuel line pulse damper housing may result in a combination of fuel odor, weepage, or a continuous leak while the fuel system is pressurized.

Consequence Summary:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Corrective Action:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on September 27, 2012. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.