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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V427000
Mfg's Report Date: JUL 05, 2017
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5215


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.

Consequence:
If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Ford or Lincoln will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall began August 25, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S16.

Dates of Manufacture:
APR 24, 2017 to JUN 19, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
17S16

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