Ford and Lincoln recall for electrical short

Ford Motor Company announced December 29, 2010 a recall on their Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles.

This recall affects the following:

  • FORD / EDGE 2011
  • FORD / F-150 2011
  • FORD / F-250 2011
  • FORD / F-350 2011
  • FORD / F-450 2011
  • FORD / F-550 2011
  • LINCOLN / MKX 2011

What is the danger?

These vehicles have a potential for an internal electrical short. As a consequence there can be an overheating condition which could result in an unattended vehicle fire.

How many of these units are affected?

The vehicles that are affected were built during a six-day production run. The potential number of units is 14,737.

What should I do?

The dealer will replace the body control module if necessary free of charge. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Please note that for the United States this recall campaign number is 10514.