Ford announces recall of over 2,00,000 cars due to fuel tank leak problem

Thursday 30 October 2014, 14:09 PM by

American carmaker Ford is in news yet again as the company has announced a recall of nearly 2,05,000 units of Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles. The faulty vehicles are reportedly from the 2007 – 2008 models where a possible corrosion was found with the fuel tank reinforcement brackets that connects the gas tank with the vehicle. Apart from possibility of fuel leak from the vehicle, there is also a possibility that the vehicle may catch fire.

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Ford announces recall of over 2,00,000 cars due to fuel tank leak problem

Till now, one incident of the vehicle catching fire has been reported but injuries or accidents arising due to this has been reported. The recalled vehicles are from 22 U.S. States. The recall covers Edges and MKX's that were built at Ford's Oakville, Mic., assembly plant between June 15, 2006 to Sept. 22, 2008. Out of which about, 186,024 vehicles are in the U.S., whereas 18,424 are in Canada.

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