2011 Edge Sport Sport Utility LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK Recall

On October 27, 2010, the NHTSA and Ford announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Edge Sport Sport Utility LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK Recall

Recall ID # 10V516000 - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
Recall Date
OCT 27, 2010

Model Affected
2011 FORD EDGE

Recall Summary
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 EDGE AND LINCOLN MKX VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2010, THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2010. THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH INCORRECTLY CONFIGURED ELECTRONIC MODULE SETTINGS THAT DISABLE THE LOCKING FUNCTION OF THE LIFTGATE. ACCORDINGLY, THE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, "DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS."

Defect Consenquence
THE LIFTGATE LOCK MAY BE DISABLED AND THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO LOCK THE LIFTGATE USING INTERIOR LOCK SWITCHES OR REMOTE KEY FOB BUTTONS.

Remedy
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL HAVE THE AFFECTED CONTROL MODULES UPDATED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

Units Affected
71

Notes
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 10C14
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