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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 15V605000
Mfg's Report Date: SEP 27, 2015
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 203


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured on July 24, 2015. During vehicle production, the fuel tank attachment bolts may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the fuel tank straps may fracture and the fuel tank could separate from the vehicle.

Consequence:
If the fuel tank separates from the vehicle, a fuel leak may occur, increasing the risk of a fire.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel tank attachment bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S26.

Dates of Manufacture:
JUL 23, 2015 to JUL 23, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
15S26

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