Ford to Recall 91,000 Vehicles for Fuel Pump Issues Ford Motor Co.

Ford to Recall 91,000 Vehicles for Fuel Pump Issues

“In some cases, the engine could stall without warning while driving and without the ability to restart, increasing the risk of a crash,” Ford said in a statement.

Ford today announced it is recalling some 91,000 vehicles in North America for problems with the fuel pump system that could cause the engine to stall while the car is in motion.

The company is recalling some 88,000 2013-15 models of Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS and Lincoln MKT with 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engines, as well as Ford Police Interceptor sedans.

The fuel pump control modules in these vehicles can fail, causing the engine to stall or not to start.

“In some cases, the engine could stall without warning while driving and without the ability to restart, increasing the risk of a crash,” Ford said in a statement.

Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pump control module as needed.

In addition, Ford is recalling 2,500 2015-16 Ford Transit 3.2-liter diesel-equipped vehicles with a similar stalling issue related to the fuel injection pump, which may need to be replaced.

Dealers will inspect the fuel system for metallic contamination. If no metallic contamination is present, dealers will replace the fuel injection pump and associated parts. If metallic contamination is present, dealers will replace the fuel injection pump, fuel injectors and fuel filter, and will clean and flush the fuel system.

Ford said it is not aware of any accidents or injuries around these issues.

Affected vehicles include:

  • 2013-15 Ford Taurus with 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engine built at Chicago Assembly Plant, Aug. 25, 2011 to May 31, 2015
  • 2013-15 Ford Flex with 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engine built at Oakville Assembly, Sept. 12, 2011 to May 29, 2015
  • 2013-15 Lincoln MKS with 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engine built at Chicago Assembly Plant, Aug. 31, 2011 to May 31, 2015
  • 2013-15 Lincoln MKT with 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engine built at Oakville Assembly, Sept. 12, 2011 to May 29, 2015
  • 2013-15 Ford Police Interceptor sedan, all engines, built at Chicago Assembly, Sept. 8, 2011 to May 31, 2015
  • 2015-16 Ford Transit 3.2-liter diesel-equipped vehicles built at Kansas City Assembly Plant, July 15, 2015 to April 14, 2016.
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