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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V530000
Mfg's Report Date: AUG 27, 2017
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 253


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Explorer, Taurus and Police Interceptor Utility and Sedan vehicles. The steering gear heat shield fasteners may corrode, allowing the heat shield to detach.

Consequence:
If the heat shield detaches, the steering gear may overheat, increasing the steering effort required by the driver, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers to inspect and replace the heat shield fasteners as needed, free of charge. The recall is expect to begin in September 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S23.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 06, 2017 to MAY 07, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
17S23

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