FORD EDGE 2013: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Make : FORD Model : EDGE Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2010-09-02 - 2013-04-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V002000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-02-25 Date Received by ODI: 2014-01-06 Date Added to Database: 2014-01-06
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 13S13
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 27933
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Edge vehicles manufactured from September 2, 2010, through April 25, 2013, and 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:
      A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line with one that does not have a damper, free of charge. The safety recall began on February 25, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13S13. IMPORTANT: This recall supersedes recall 12V-438. All vehicles that have been remedied under the previous recall need to have the current remedy applied.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.