Fuel Pump Malfunction Leads to Recall of Multiple Ford Vehicles
a loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the engine to stall
Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 77,500 model year 2013-2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI Ecoboost engines and 2013-2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor vehicles.
A component within the fuel pump electric module (PEM) may overheat causing a loss of electrical power to the fuel pump.
A loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the engine to stall or prevent the vehicle from starting, increasing the risk of a crash.
The recall is expected to begin September 12, 2016.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel PEM part number and replace the fuel PEM, as necessary, free of charge.
For further information regarding this recall, consumers may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S31.