Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz


Recall Street Sign

FORD (2)


#1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V467000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 431

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 F-150 vehicles. An incorrect attachment nut may have been used to attach the battery positive (B+) power supply cable to the starter motor, possibly affecting the electrical conductivity, resulting in excess heat and electrical arcing.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the starter motor B+ power supply attachment nut, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 24, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S40.

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.

#2

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V469000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 488,594

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Edge and 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX vehicles. The front brake hoses may rupture prematurely.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake hoses with the new hoses that have a revised braid material, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Ford will send an interim notification beginning September 14, 2020 to make owners aware of the issue. A second letter will be mailed once parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S42.

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.



LINCOLN


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V470000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,965

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Lincoln Corsair vehicles. There may be insufficient clearance between the rear coil springs and the rear toe link brackets possibly allowing the components to make contact, resulting in the coil springs breaking.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect for proper clearance between the toe link bracket and coil spring. If necessary, the toe link bracket edge will be trimmed according to the service procedure and a new coil spring will be installed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S41.

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.



MERCEDES-BENZ


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V480000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10,644

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLB250 vehicles. The rear spoiler above the tailgate may not have been welded correctly. This could result in parts of the spoiler detaching from the vehicle.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear spoiler and replace it, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 13, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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.
Related Articles
Weekly
Weekly Recalls: Lamborghini, Lincoln, Tesla (2), Volkswagen
LAMBORGHINI
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V713000
Manufacturer: Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini)
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,831

SummaryMore ›
Hyundai,
Hyundai, Kia Reach $210 Million Settlement With NHTSA Over Engine Recalls
Hyundai and Kia must pay $210 million in penalties in a settlement reached with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration related to recalls of vehicles equipped with Theta II engines. The N... More ›
Weekly
Weekly Recalls: General Motors (2), Ford (2), Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Volkswagen
GENERAL MOTORS (2)
#1NEW GM TAKATA AIRBAG RECALL

A big recall announced Monday regarding air bag inflators in GM vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the automak... More ›
Weekly
Weekly Recalls: Chevy Bolt Fire Warning, Plus Land Rover, Nissan, Toyota/Lexus Recalls
Chevrolet Bolt Fire Warning!
*** We begin with a special alert for Chevy Bolt owners. Some 2017-2019 models could catch fire due to their high voltage battery. In an email alert, the NHSTA says Own... More ›
There haven't been any comments left on this blog yet. Be the first to add one!.