Ford Recall: 35,000 Ford Ranger Pickups And Crossovers Recalled Due To Potential Fuel Leaks

By on Mar 3, 2011 in Automobile, Business, Technology, United States Comments
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Ford Motor Co. recalled about 35,000 Ford Ranger pickup trucks and Crossover vehicles on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 due to two defects which could possibly lead to fire, international news reported.

According to reports, 25,000 of Ford Rangers were affected with the recall. The defect was on its protective cover on its engine fuel line that may not have been properly installed. It was said that it could lead to fuel leak and can cause fire.

Ford also recalled about 9,000 defected F-series trucks together with the Edge and Lincoln MKX. The vehicles was said to be included of an earlier recall. Ford said that they need to reinspect and fix some software problem that can cause overheating and electrical problem. The recall affects 2010 Ranger pickups and 2011 model years of the Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX Crossovers.

No injuries or fire issues related to the recall has been reported according to Ford Motor Co.

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