FORD FUSION HYBRID 2014: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Make : FORD Model : FUSION HYBRID Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2012-09-04 - 2015-03-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V592000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-01-18 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-10 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-11
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18S24
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 49197
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain 120V Convenience charge cords that were supplied with and sold for use with 2013-2015 Ford C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi vehicles and 2012-2015 Ford Focus Electric vehicles. Cords with part numbers FM58-10B706-AA, FM58-10B706-AB, FM58-10B706-AC, FM58-10B706-AD, FM58-10B706-AE and FM58-10B706-AF were manufactured without thermistors, and during vehicle charging, increased resistance in the house's outlet or wiring can cause the cord to overheat and melt.
Consequence:
      An overheated cord can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the current cord with a new 120V convenience cord with a thermistor, free of charge. The recall began January 18, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S24.
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.