FORD TRANSIT CONNECT 2014: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : FORD Model : TRANSIT CONNECT Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-06-13 - 2014-12-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V209000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-01-05 Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-27 Date Added to Database: 2017-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17S09
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 208584
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company "Ford" is recalling certain 2014 Escape, 2014-2015 Fiesta ST, 2013-2014 Fusion and 2013-2015 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 1.6L GTDI engines. If the vehicle is started and driven with an insufficient level of coolant within the engine cooling system, the engine cylinder head may overheat, crack and leak oil.
Consequence:
      If the cylinder head cracks and leaks oil, the oil may contact a hot engine or exhaust component, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a coolant level sensor and the supporting hardware and software, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed April 21, 2017. The recall began on January 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S09.
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.