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Ford Announced Recall of 4,65,000 Cars to Fix Possible Fuel Leak

By Motortrend India Staff   |   05 June,2013

Ford, the US auto maker, announced recall of 4,65,000 cars globally to fix a possible fuel leak. The company had received 600 consumer complaints, though no report of any accident, fire or injuries. Ford said about the recall, the fuel delivery module in affected four-wheelers can result in a fire, in the presence of an ignition source.

Models that were affected by the fault are Flex, Ford Explorer, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKZ, Police Utility and Police Interceptor. The list also include the company’s one of the most popular cars - The 2013 Ford Fusion.

The company already recalled 4,20,000 vehicles in the US, Canada and Mexico, with the rest of overseas. All the faulty vehicle models are produced in 2013. Ford also stated that it is recalling 23 of the 2013 Ford Fusion, to correct faulty steering gears that lack an internal retaining clip, which increases the risk of a car crash. The 2013 Lincoln MKZ sedans were too recalled to fix electrical cords that can crack in cold weather.

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