In their latest safety recall Ford has announced that they have issued a recall for 2007-2008 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles in corrosion states and provinces across North America. The automaker said that there is a possible corrosion under the reinforcement brackets where the fuel tank is mounted and that can be quite risky for the car owners. Ford said that they are recalling more than 205,000 vehicles and they will ensure that the inspection is done by the dealers and they will either replace or repair the corrosion at no additional cost to the customer.
Sharing more about the safety recall Ford stated that the condition may lead to fuel odor, fuel leak and also a check engine light. The automaker also mentioned that fuel leak situation in the presence of ignition source can be disastrous as it can lead to fire. Most of these vehicles were built at Oakville Assembly. These vehicles are not just sold across many states in North America, but also in Canada. The company also said that they have traced the problem and found that it is more predominant where salt is used to clear snow from the roads. The SUVs are being recalled in around 22 North American states and also covers various Canadian provinces.