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2011 Edge Sport Sport Utility ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE Recall

On February 24, 2011, the NHTSA and Ford announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Edge Sport Sport Utility ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE Recall

Recall ID # 11V128000 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Recall Date
FEB 24, 2011

Model Affected
2011 FORD EDGE

Recall Summary
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FORD F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, EDGE, AND LINCOLN MKX TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 25, 2010, THROUGH NOVEMBER 20, 2010. THESE VEHICLES WERE INSPECTED USING INTEGRATED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (IDS) THAT HAD A CUSTOM SOFTWARE ROUTINE TO READ THE SUSPECT BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) SERIAL NUMBER. BASED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER THE BCM WAS EITHER NOT AFFECTED OR REPLACED. THE CUSTOM SOFTWARE ROUTINE WAS NOT READING THE CORRECT SET OF CHARACTERS, AND WAS NOT ABLE TO IDENTIFY A BCM THAT REQUIRED REPLACEMENT AFFECTED BCMS MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR AN INTERNAL SHORT.

Defect Consenquence
IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT DEVELOPS, AN OVERHEATING CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Remedy
DEALER WILL INSPECT THE BODY CONTROL MODULE AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

Units Affected
8022

Notes
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 10S14
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