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2015 FORD TRANSIT Recall - Campaign #17V408000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2015 FORD TRANSIT RECALL - #17V408000

RECALL FOR POWER TRAIN : DRIVELINE : DRIVESHAFT

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling all 2015-2017 Transit vehicles except 156" and 178" wheelbase Chassis Cab and Cut-Away bodies. In the affected vehicles, the flexible coupling connecting the transmission to the driveshaft may prematurely fail.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2015 FORD TRANSIT
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 1/17/2015 - 6/15/2017
Recalled on 6/29/2017
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on 6/20/2018
# Affected 372,991
Recalled for POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling all 2015-2017 Transit vehicles except 156" and 178" wheelbase Chassis Cab and Cut-Away bodies. In the affected vehicles, the flexible coupling connecting the transmission to the driveshaft may prematurely fail.
Consequences If the coupling fails, the vehicle will not be able to move under its own power and the disconnected driveshaft may impact and damage the brake and fuel lines. Additionally, the separated driveshaft may allow the vehicle to roll if the vehicle is exited when the transmission is in 'Park' but the parking brake is not applied. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and as an interim repair, dealers will replace the flexible coupling on any vehicle with more than 30,000 miles. A final remedy repair of a redesigned flexible coupling or a revised driveshaft equipped with a universal joint is being developed and is expected in early 2018. These repairs will be made free of charge. Interim notifications informing owners of the safety risk were mailed July 21, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S15.
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.
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May 21, 2018 - 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
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May 14, 2018 - 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
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