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2017 FORD TRANSIT Recall - Campaign #18V275000

 
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2017 FORD TRANSIT RECALL - #18V275000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : WIRING

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford Transit vehicles, equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2017 FORD TRANSIT
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 2/3/2014 - 8/2/2017
Recalled on 5/2/2018
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 25,658
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford Transit vehicles, equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.
Consequences An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. Turn signal, instrument cluster or seatbelt pretensioner problems can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver's door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle's wiring harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Note: This is an expansion of recall 17V-668 (Ford recall 17S34). Ford's number for this recall expansion is 17S34-S1.
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.
See also 2017 FORD TRANSIT Recall for POWER TRAIN, DRIVELINE, DRIVESHAFT

2017 FORD TRANSIT Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, WIRING
Technical Service Bulletins Jan 29, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE (PWS)
Some 2015-2017 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3.7l gasoline engine may exhibit an engine overheat condition or poor A/C cooling due to one or more of the 3 cooling fan fuses being open. If any one of the Battery Junction Box (BJB)

Jan 29, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE (PWS)
When replacing a 2015-2018 Transit 3.2L Duratorq-TDCi engine assembly or block, two new transmission locator dowel pins (W703519 or W718670) must be installed. This information is available in Workshop Manual, Section 303-01C. The parts cat

Jan 29, 2018 - 100000 POWER TRAIN
When replacing a 2015-2018 Transit 3.2L Duratorq-TDCi engine assembly or block, two new transmission locator dowel pins (W703519 or W718670) must be installed. This information is available in Workshop Manual, Section 303-01C. The parts cat

Jan 29, 2018 - 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. To clear this DTC, use

Jan 29, 2018 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Some 2015-2017 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3.7l gasoline engine may exhibit an engine overheat condition or poor A/C cooling due to one or more of the 3 cooling fan fuses being open. If any one of the Battery Junction Box (BJB)

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