FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILIT 2017: STEERING

Make : FORD Model : POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILIT Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-05-07 - 2017-05-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V530000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-13 Date Received by ODI: 2017-08-28 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-30
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17S23
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 253
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain 2017 Explorer, Taurus and Police Interceptor Utility and Sedan vehicles. The steering gear heat shield fasteners may corrode, allowing the heat shield to detach.
Consequence:
      If the heat shield detaches, the steering gear may overheat, increasing the steering effort required by the driver, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers to inspect and replace the heat shield fasteners as needed, free of charge. The recall began on September 13, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S23.
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.