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Ford Issues Safety Recall in North America for Select 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX Vehicles for Door Striker Bolts

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 13, 2018 – Ford is issuing a recall for approximately 555 select 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles in North America to replace door striker bolts in all four doors.

In affected vehicles, some door striker bolts may be 5 millimeters shorter than the required length. In the event of a crash, a shorter bolt may allow the door to open, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace door striker bolts in all four doors at no cost to customers.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury as a result of this condition.

Affected vehicles include 2018 Ford Edge and 2018 Lincoln MKX vehicles built at Oakville Assembly Plant, July 27-31, 2018.

There are approximately 555 vehicles in North America relating to this concern, with 503 vehicles in the United States and its federalized territories, 51 in Canada and one in Mexico. The Ford reference number for this recall is 18C06.

 

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