|Recall data for: 2012 FORD EDGE|
|NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V438000|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S40|
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.