Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 LINCOLN LS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 05V113000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 052S29

Make: LINCOLN

Model: LS

Year: 2005

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050223

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20050228

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 56

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20050404

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20050318

Date Added To File: 20050328

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE A LOCALIZED THIN WALL SECTION IN THE LOWER HALF OF THE TANK. THE FUEL TANK MAY CRACK CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR A FUEL LEAK AND FUEL ODOR. THE “SERVICE ENGINE SOON” INDICATOR MAY ILLUMINATE.

Consequence Summary:
A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673, LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-4140.