Recall Details For: 2015 FORD FUSION NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER - 18V167000
RUNNING SEQUENCE NUMBER: 135557
NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER:18V167000
VEHICLE/EQUIPMENT MAKE: FORD
VEHICLE/EQUIPMENT MODEL: FUSION
MODEL YEAR: 2015
MFR CAMPAIGN NUMBER : 18S08
COMPONENT DESCRIPTION: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
MANUFACTURER THAT FILED DEFECT/NONCOMPLIANCE REPORT: Ford Motor Company
BEGIN DATE OF MANUFACTURING: 20130725
END DATE OF MANUFACTURING: 20180302
VEHICLE, EQUIPMENT OR TIRE REPORT: V
POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 1301986
DATE OWNER NOTIFIED BY MFR: 20180430
RECALL INITIATOR (MFR/OVSC/ODI): ODI
MANUFACTURERS OF RECALLED VEHICLES/PRODUCTS: Ford Motor Company
REPORT RECEIVED DATE: 20180312
RECORD CREATION DATE: 20180313
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FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NUMBER:
DEFECT SUMMARY: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion vehicles. The steering wheel retaining bolt may loosen allowing the steering wheel to detach while driving.
CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY: A steering wheel detachment can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
CORRECTIVE SUMMARY: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S08.
RECALL NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.