2011 Ford Five Hundred Recall | Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2007 Ford Five Hundred And Mercury

2011 Ford Five Hundred Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap Recall | July 13, 2011

Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2007 Ford Five Hundred And Mercury Montego Vehicles Manufactured From September 5, 2006, Through September 11, 2006. The Fuel Tanks May Not Have Consistent Welds Between The Fuel Tank And Fuel Filler Neck Spud Which Can Affect The Strength Of The Joint. Some Fuel Tank Spud Welds May Not Provide The Expected Strength In The Event Of A Severe Rear Impact To The Vehicle. An Improper Weld Can Result In A Crack In The Joint Which Could Illuminate The Emissions Malfunction Indicator Light, Cause A Fuel Odor, Or Allow Fuel To Leak Out.

Fuel Leakage, In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, Could Result In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On August 16, 2011. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

Ford’s Safety Recall No. 11s20.owners May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To http://www.safercar.gov .

This recall was issued on July 13, 2011 for 2011 Ford Five Hundred, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap problems.

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