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Monday, August 24, 2020

Its Shop Time Mondays: Ford Is Recalling 489,000 Midsize Crossover For Brake Concerns

 

Front Brake Hoses Could Rupture

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V469000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SERVICE BRAKES

Potential Number of Units Affected 488,594

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Edge and 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX vehicles. The front brake hoses may rupture prematurely.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake hoses with the new hoses that have a revised braid material, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Ford will send an interim notification beginning September 14, 2020 to make owners aware of the issue. A second letter will be mailed once parts are available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S42.

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