Ford recalls 88,000 vehicles for fuel pump problem

Ford Motors has issued a recall notice to 88,000 vehicles in North America.

By: | Published: September 1, 2016 3:08 PM

Ford recalls 88,000 vehicles for fuel pump problem
Ford Motors has issued a recall notice to 88,000 vehicles in North America. The recall has been issued due to the engine, which can stall without warning because of a fuel pump problem. The company says the fuel pump module can fail. As a result, the engine may or may not start or stall if the occurrence of the failure is at the time of the engine being operational. The vehicles covered under this recall are Ford Taurus, Police Interceptor sedans, Ford Flex wagon, Lincoln MKS sedans and Lincoln MKT SUVs manufactured between 2013 and 2015. All the models are powered by a 3.5 L,turbocharged, six-cylinder engine.

The company will notify the customers of this recall or customers can visit their nearest Ford service station. The recall process will start from 17th October 2016, and will replace the faulty part free of cost.

Last month, Ford India had issued a recall notice for 48,700 units of its sports utility vehicle - Ford EcoSport. The recall was issued to rectify fuel lines and brakes along with rear seat backrest. The notice was issued to the vehicles which were manufactured between April 2013 and June 2014. The company announced to fix the problem by installing the bundle clip on fuel and brake lines.

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