Recall roundup: Ford Edge for fuel leak image

Ford has issued a recall for several units of the Edge because of a possible fuel leak which will increase the risk of a fire.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 27, 933 units of the Ford Edge will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem with the fuel leak solved.

“The fuel line pulse damper metal housing may crack as a result of an improper manufacturing process. A cracked fuel line pulse damper housing may result in a combination of fuel odor, weepage, or a continuous leak while the fuel system is pressurized”, said the NHTSA in its summary of the problem.

The affected Ford Edge vehicles have been produced between the 2nd of September, 2010, and the 25th of April, 2013 and all of them have been equipped with the 2.0 liter engines. Owners of these vehicles, and dealers, will be notified by Ford soon and the repairs / replacements will be made free of charge. The recall will begin on the 28th of February, 2014. Owners can contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236 in order to find out more about this recall.