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RECALL ALERT: Ford Issuing Safety Recalls For 2014 & 2015 Transit Connect

Nov. 5, 2014 – Ford is issuing safety recalls in North America. For each of the affected models below; In one instance, there is one accident attributed to a condition. No injuries are attributed in any of these circumstances.

  1. 2014 Ford Transit Connect
  2. 2015 Ford Transit Connect

 


2014 Ford Transit Connect


RECALLED ISSUED BY  Ford Motor Company
RECALLED DATE  November 4 2014
RECALL AFFECTED MODELS  2014 Ford Transit Connect  With a 2.5-liter engine built at Valencia Assembly, Aug. 1, 2013 to July 10, 2014
   
   
   
NUMBER OF AFFECTED MODELS  27,597
REASON FOR RECALL  Potentially incorrect fuel and vapor line routing. If the lines are routed incorrectly, they may rub together, possibly causing a leak in the fuel line over time. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
WHAT TO KNOW
  1.  Ford is aware of 25,238 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories and approximately 2,359 in Canada.
  2. Ford is not aware of any accidents, injuries or fires related to this condition. Dealers will inspect the lines, and reroute and replace the fuel line if necessary.
  3. This will be done at no cost to the customer.

RECALL SUMMARIZED

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2014 Transit Connect vehicles in North America for fuel and vapor line routing issue

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 27,600 2014 Ford Transit Connect vehicles in North America (actual 27,597) for potentially incorrect fuel and vapor line routing. If the lines are routed incorrectly, they may rub together, possibly causing a leak in the fuel line over time. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Ford is not aware of any accidents, injuries or fires related to this condition.

Affected vehicles include; certain 2014 Transit Connect vehicles with a 2.5-liter engine built at Valencia Assembly, Aug. 1, 2013, to July 10, 2014. Ford is aware of 25,238 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories and approximately 2,359 in Canada. Dealers will inspect the lines, and reroute and replace the fuel line if necessary. This will be done at no cost to the customer.

 


2015 Ford Transit Connect


RECALLED ISSUED BY  Ford Motor Company
RECALLED DATE  November 4, 2014
RECALL AFFECTED MODELS  2015 Ford Transit Connect With a 3.2-liter diesel engine built at Kansas City Assembly, July 28, 2014 to Aug. 7, 2014
NUMBER OF AFFECTED MODELS 92
REASON FOR RECALL For an issue with the bracket that holds the fuel filter to the frame. It may become detached over time, resulting in a knocking sound or an engine stall due to fuel starvation. An unexpected engine stall while driving, with the inability to restart the engine, may lead to an increased risk of a crash.
WHAT TO KNOW
  1. Ford is aware of 89 vehicles in the United States and three in Canada.
  2. Dealers will inspect the vehicles and reinforce the underbody structure, if necessary.
  3. This will be done at no cost to the customer.

RECALLED SUMMARIZED


Ford issues safety recall for certain 2015 Transit vehicles in North America for potential fuel filter issue

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 90 2015 Ford Transit vehicles in North America (actual 92) for an issue with the bracket that holds the fuel filter to the frame. It may become detached over time, resulting in a knocking sound or an engine stall due to fuel starvation. An unexpected engine stall while driving, with the inability to restart the engine, may lead to an increased risk of a crash.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.

Affected vehicles include certain 2015 Transit vehicles with a 3.2-liter diesel engine built at Kansas City Assembly, July 28, 2014, to Aug. 7, 2014. Ford is aware of 89 vehicles in the United States and three in Canada.

Dealers will inspect the vehicles and reinforce the underbody structure, if necessary. This will be done at no cost to the customer.


2014 & 2015 Ford Transit Connect


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