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Ford recalls over 200,000 vehicles because Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Monday, February 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm In News | No Comments

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Lincoln MKT and Ford Flex and Ford Taurus vehicles with the Police Interceptor or SHO Performance Pack. The rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.

2018 Ford Taurus is one of the models being recalled.

2018 Ford Taurus is one of the models being recalled.

A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.

 

 

Recall Information

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V072000
Components: Suspension
Potential Number of Units Affected: 211,207

Make Model Year
Ford Flex 2013-2018
Ford Taurus 2013-2018
Lincoln MKT 2013-2018

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Lincoln MKT and Ford Flex and Taurus vehicles with the Police Interceptor or SHO Performance Pack. The rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. Remedy parts are not currently available. Owners will be notified about the recall beginning March 2nd, 2020. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts become available, which is currently expected to be in summer of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1.866.436.7332 or Lincoln customer service at 1.800.521.4140. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S04.

 

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]


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