2013-2015 Ford Transit Connect: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected:
Approximately 700 model-year 2013-15 Ford Transit Connect cargo and passenger vans with the 1.6-liter inline-four-cylinder EcoBoost engine built at the Valencia Assembly Plant in Spain. The recall also affects several other Ford vehicles.

The Problem: A lack of coolant circulation could cause the engine to overheat; over time this could cause a crack in the cylinder head, resulting in a pressurized oil leak that, in the presence of a heat source such as a hot engine surface, increases the risk of an under-hood fire.

The Fix: When service kits are available, Ford will install a new coolant level sensor, along with the supporting hardware and software, at no charge to the customer. Ford will mail customers instructions from the owner's manual on how to check and refill the engine coolant. Customers should see a dealer immediately if they find a coolant leak, overheating occurs or coolant regularly needs to be added.

What Owners Should Do: Ford did not immediately announce an owner-identification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 800-392-3673 or go to www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Repair & Service to find your local dealer.

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Comments

Forgot to mention approximately 30 vehicles have caught on fire. Luckily no injuries have been reported.
Recall is a coolant level sensor..... Just to let you know if you are leaking coolant or low on coolant before you overheat and crack the head..... No fix to the actual circulation issue. Seems lackluster

Boy, Trash Motor Company is on a roll today. More junk on recall.
I guess Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is not a serious problem for ford. They only recall the easy ones to fix. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning isn't serious enough problem so they let it slide.

http://www.fordproblems.com/trends/carbon-monoxide/

Here's the rest of the fires. LOL
http://www.autonews.com/article/20170329/OEM11/170329821/ford-will-record-295-million-hit-from-two-n-a-recalls

Way to stay ahead of trouble!

LOVE
FORD!

Good job Ford - own up to the issues & fix them; unlike shaky GOVT motors & Fiat who try to dodge it (no punt intended:-)

@Lionel

Can you say "blown head gasket?"

Here's the rest of the fires. LOL
http://www.autonews.com/article/20170329/OEM11/170329821/ford-will-record-295-million-hit-from-two-n-a-recalls

Posted by: uglyfords | Mar 29, 2017 3:14:54 PM

Shaky FORD motors up to their old tricks again, overheating engines followed by fires. Well, it is barbecue season again. I guess Ford has learned something from all the people they killed and injured with their Pinto.

HAHAHAHA! Trash Motors recall sale start of the year event HAHAHAHAHA! Better get that junk in and fixed from Trash Motors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MORE FLAMES FOR FORD!!!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O96YBavRjI

Way to stay ahead of trouble!

Posted by: redbloodedxy | Mar 29, 2017 3:25:25 PM

Little too late for that !

The full size Transit Van has bigger problems with brakes and steering rack issues

No fix to the actual circulation issue. Seems lackluster


Posted by: Csnow | Mar 29, 2017 3:05:49 PM

Well looks like you are not so smart after all. The issue is related to a coolant leak causing the over heating. So the "circulation" issue you claim is from lack of coolant. They are installing a coolant sensor to warn the driver if there is a low coolant condition and programming to derate power under those conditions.

Another ford quick fix. Why don't they just fix the coolant leak problem, or don't they know where the coolant is leaking. Guess the owners will all be replacing head gaskets down the road at there own expense.
Quality Is Job None, Again.
GARBAGE

I wonder if GM will fix their shaky junk or just let parts and pieces keep falling off from the shakes.

They are installing a coolant sensor to warn the driver if there is a low coolant condition and programming to derate power under those conditions.

Posted by: Daddy doe | Mar 30, 2017 5:45:16 AM

What, leaving the factory with no coolant sensor? Geez, I wonder if Ford's are running fuel injection yet.

http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2016/06/mysterious-chevy-shake-brings-much-frustration-few-solutions.html

Hahahahahaha hahahahahaha

What, leaving the factory with no coolant sensor? Geez, I wonder if Ford's are running fuel injection yet.


Posted by: GMSRGREAT | Mar 30, 2017 10:12:50 AM

Our Chevy trucks don't have them.

Why wouldn't you state it as a coolant leak causing overheating. Not a coolant circulation issue. Its vague and nondiscript. I did not claim "circulation issue" read the report. Top to bottom. Left to right. You will get it. Try putting down someone else there keyboard hero

Solution is real simple. Don't buy a Ford. Ford is famous for car suv and truck fires. Boycotted them since my Ford burnt to the ground. Never own one again.

Solution is real simple. Don't buy a Ford. Ford is famous for car suv and truck fires. Boycotted them since my Ford burnt to the ground. Never own one again.


Posted by: HEMI V8 | Mar 30, 2017 7:11:22 PM
Weren't you the one that drove without insurance and now mad at ford because you totaled your mustang with no insurance?



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