Like its siblings, the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, the mid-sized 2010 Milan is one of our higher-rated family cars overall. High points include fairly agile and secure handling, a supple ride, and good acceleration. Varieties include four-cylinder and V6 versions, front- or all-wheel drive, and a 34-mpg four-cylinder gas/electric hybrid that can drive up to 47 mph on electric power alone.
Alerts
There are 9 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2010 Mercury Milan owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

"Replacing one is ridiculously expensive as it is so hard to get to them"

J M., GA (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Driver side lamp cloudy' and headlights dim in general. Have been told that newer cars have hed the headlights improved"

Howard F., CA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"The circuit to turn on the high beam headlights went out. Some sort of computer had to be replaced, not covered by warranty. A tail light also went out; Ford has recently told me that will be covered by an extension of the warranty; refund pending"

David G., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid Unsure)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"Left tail light intermittently does not light when lights are turned on. If brake pedal is depressed right after lights are turned on, left tail light will then illuminate and seems fine afterwards"

George S., NC (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Module failure for the rear brake light assembly. Happened first a 3-4 years ago and again this past year. The first failure was not covered by warranty, but oddly the one last year was"

Stan L., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Rear taillight went out. Replacement covered by Ford under extended warranty for known problem"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"I am on my second rear brake light assembly on the driver's side and my third rear brake light assembly on the passenger side. Fortunately, Ford has reimbursed me for all replacements and given me a 10-year warranty specifically on the light assembly"

Francis M., PA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Driver side rear tail light stopped working. It was covered by a Ford recall bulletin"

Thomas J., OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear LED Taillight malfunctioned and stopped working. Repair was completed (covered under manufacturers recall)"

Anonymous, CT (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Drivers side brake light. Around $500 to replace because entire assembly had to be replaced. Have since noticed manufacturer free replacement for similar problem"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"rear tail lights not working and later found out it was a mfg defect"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Rear LED brake light indicated brake was on all the time that the headlights were on. Passenger side tail lamp was replaced by owner. Ford sent out TBS stating they would pay for replacement. I'm still waiting for refund, 3 weeks"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"side mirror on passenger side would flash when going by mailboxes,"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Recall on rear left taillight"

Anonymous, UT (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Brake light would illuminate when brake was not depressed"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Mercury Milan Unsure 3.0-L V6)

"Brake light went out. Couldn't just replace the light, had to replace the entire housing. Cost over $900"

Janet R., NJ (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Tail light replaced"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"taillight failed-still under warranty"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Left taillight. This was replaced on warranty just before it expired. I was told this light assembly cost about $500.00"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"When headlights are turned on the right brake light remains illuminated at full intensity all the time even when the brake pedal is NOT depressed"

P G., CT (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Rear passenger-side brake light assembly failed, forcing me to replace it in order to pass PA inspection. I complained to Ford Motor Company and the NHTSA about it. Ford reimbursed me the total replacement cost of $415"

Francis M., PA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"The tail light assembly failed after the warranty period and cost over $300 to replace. Afterwards Ford issued a warranty extension on the lights and saw they will reimburse us for the repair"

Thomas H., CA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"LED tail light required $500.00 repair, Ford on its own sent a full refund covering the previous out of warranty repair. Good Job Ford, I was angry that such a simple replacement bulb was replaced by very expensive technology, Ford admitted the probl"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"The right tail light failed to light up"

Rosa R., AZ (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"LED tail/brake light module failed. Ford has since extended warrantee for this and reimbursed cost to me"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Tail light went out"

Francis V., MD (2010 Mercury Milan Unsure 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"LED right taillight/brake light failed fixed at no charge (recall)"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Right taillight got blinky -- it would flicker. I paid for the repair but Ford wrote me saying they've realized some taillights were defective, and said they'd refund me what that cost. After 3 weeks, I'm still waiting; they said it wouldn't be fast"

David G., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid Unsure)

"My right break light broke about a year ago, and my left break light just broke. I also just received a recall notice on them"

Roderick M., VA (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"left tail light. lights off brake light worked. lights on brake light on left stayed on. recalled and replaced"

Gregory B., MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Passenger side taillight quit working. Ford replaced it for free after warranty expired. The LED taillights are now warranteed for 150,000 miles or 10 years by Ford. The light costs $458 plus labor if you have to replace it outside of warranty"

Mark W., MN (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear tail light/brake lights are LED's. I had to have the entire LED tail light assembly replaced due to dim LED's. The cost to do so was $465. However, Ford Motor Company recently reimbersed me for the total cost of the repair"

Mark G., KS (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear LED Tail lights"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"led tail lights failed, had to replace whole unit which was approx $300. per side"

Richard R., NY (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Tail lights had to be replaced due to an electrical short"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"The 2010 Milan very commonly has issues with the rear brake light ALWAYS being on, often on the passenger side. This taillight will always be brighter because the break light is stuck on. Google it, ask a mechanic, it's common and should be recalled"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Tail lights were replaced at no charge because brake lights did not function when parking/headlights were "on". I was notified of this problem by letter from Ford"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

"The keyless entry stopped working for the driver's door only when I try to lock it. I now have to use the key to lock the driver's door"

Francis M., PA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"The 3-4 light on the keyless entry key pad did not work"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Tire pressure monitor

"Multiple instances where the monitor indicated a problem but there was no problem. The latest indication was of a sensor fault...happened twice in same weekend when driving on a noisy/slightly wash-board road surface. Sensor has gone off and not triggered again"

Stan L., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"A tire pressure sensor failed"

P G., CT (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"sending units inside wheels failed"

Anonymous, NC (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
12V power plug

"12 volt plug didn't work (shorted out)"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Warning lights

"Only one warning light with intermitant problems. Dealer has repaired it twice"

Jon L., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

"Software problem with throttle body. Mileage at time around 74K. Again, they covered it under warranty because this was a known problem being addressed as it arose on a given vehicle, regardless o mileage, Again, Ford took care of their customer; I will buy Ford again!"

Charles D., VA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Evaporative emissions canister failure at 54000 miles Took it to dealer and it was a $360 repair I felt this was a premature failure"

Roger P., IN (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Check engine light"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Both cars had a sensor related to the fuel cap go bad, one a few months after the other. Both were just out of warranty and cost over $300 to repair. It had to do with a sensor that could tell if the fuel cap was on or some such"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel cap

"Ongoing issues with the capless fuel filler neck. Finally resolved by Ford after multiple trips to the dealer and a lot of hassle"

John L., OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Not closing tight enough causing check engine light to go on"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"Capless fuel system leaks vapors and triggers emissions warning light"

John L., OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"The cap-less system had two air leaks. One at the refueling point and another in the engine compartment. It was finally fixed under an extended warranty"

Stephen G., FL (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"As said before, both cars had some sensor go bad and cost over $300 to repair, and were just out of warranty"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"message - check fuel inlet"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"capless system has constantly caused check engine light to come on"

Brian E., OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Fuel injection system

"Fuel injection failed and unit replaced under extended warranty"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"It was a throttle body problem. It was covered under warranty and later became a recall"

John D., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"throttle body with a recall"

Teresa D., KS (2010 Mercury Milan Base 3.0-L V6)
Fuel pump

"Car would suddenly die and after a brief delay would restart and run well. Got lucky in that as the mechanic test drove the car it died on him and we got the diagnosis of a bad fuel pump"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Fairly expensive sensor that i was able to replace myself"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Sensor for fuel intake door"

Jimmy K., TX (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"cap less fuel tank - check fuel inlet message - sensor on engine was faulty"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Calipers

"During winter, emergency brakes would not release. Ford ended up replacing calipers and rotors along with a couple other items related to braking. Brakes would roll and then lock up. It was not drivable until fixed"

James M., VA (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Squeling, grinding"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Same,brakes over heated"

William T., MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Left rear caliper broke and that cut the brake fluid line"

M D., IL (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Master cylinder

"Brake pedal was spongy and had excessive travel, even after brake overhaul. Master cylinder had internal leaks and had to be replaced"

P G., CT (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"On a trip to FL the brakes over heated and had to be replaced"

William T., MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Antilock system (ABS)

"Failure resulted in loss of electronic assist in braking. Required new brake pedal assembly for $900. Not covered by warranty or service bulletin"

Anonymous, WA (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Premature brake wear

"Fronts show minimal where while rears wear faster than normal"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine mounts

"Fixed by Ford, was expensive and took several days"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Engine computer

"Recall and car died"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Mercury Milan Base 3.0-L V6)

"the Throttttle body broke and replaced 6/13 under manufacter warrenty. It was later recalled and the computer needed an update per the recall notice and this was done 7/14 at no charge"

Bill B., MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Oil leaks

"the main seal on the timing side[belt] has a small leak.at this time it is a small leak that just makes the crankshaft pulley damp. not enough to replace seal yet"

Eugene A., PA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

"would drop out of drive/gear when accelerating"

Anonymous, DE (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"An AWD clutch or hookup went bad. I heard a slight extra noise and the dealership replaced or rebuilt the tranmission part that transfers AWD motion. No Charge - under warranty"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

"transmission started slipping, leaking slightly, at around 72k, needed full replacement by 73k"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Automatic climate control

"It had to be reprogrammed because it lost the ability to automatacally control climate. Same thing happened on my daughter's 2011 Fusion. Must be a common problem"

Duane S., OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

"had to be replaced twice under warranty"

Howard F., CA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Refrigerant leaks

"hole in radiator"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Mercury Milan Base 3.0-L V6)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveshaft or axle

"The axle seal needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
4WD/AWD components

"Speed max below 10 MPH"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Transfer case

"software issue"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Power steering pumps and hoses

"was repaired satisfactorily under warranty"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Wheel bearings

"began to make noise, ignored it for too long, finally had to replace bearing, axle, steering knuckle & backing plate. Decided to do the other side, bearing only, also. Cost $1,650 for both, $1,200 for bad side"

E S., CT (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"The roof of this vehicle had paint peeling, and cracked, causing rust. Roof had to be repainted. Ford refused to accept responsibilty for this poor paint job"

Dan G., NJ (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)
Rust

"See previous explanation"

Dan G., NJ (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Voice control commands

"Voice recognition dialing is erratic and often dials the org person before I can stop the call"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Mercury Milan Base 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"system will sometimes select a different name to phone after I gave it a name"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Electronic ignition

"this is the same problem previously discussed"

Bill B., MI (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 3.0-L V6)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Sunroof

"my sunroof track broke, had it repaired under warranty"

Richard R., NY (2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2.5-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

"A seal went bad. Ford had a Technical Bulletin out on the problem but paid nothing towards its repair"

V H., VA (2010 Mercury Milan Premier 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

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Recalls
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AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Jan 07 2019
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A." Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2011 Ford Ranger and Mercury Milan vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles and 2011-2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B." Ford is also recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2010-2011 Ford Ranger and Mercury Milan vehicles, 2010-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, and 2010-2014 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY or "Zone C." These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began February 13, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall 19S01.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V001000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 782384
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Nov 01 2018
If the air bag does not inflate as intended, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and 2010-2012 Lincoln MKZ vehicles that previously received a replacement passenger air bag under recall 16V-384, 17V-024 or 18V-046. In the event of a crash requiring deployment of the passenger air bag, the bracket that secures the air bag inflator to the module housing may deform, allowing the gas that inflates the air bag to leak out.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall began November 21, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S34.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V775000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 215
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Jan 11 2018
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A." Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B." Ford is also recalling certain 2009 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or "Zone C." These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V046000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 327796
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
May 31 2016
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Any vehicle not included in "Zone A", or "Zone B" is not included in the safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Ford mailed interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available on July 15, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 16V384000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1892343
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK
Nov 24 2015
The pressure changes may cause the tank to crack and leak fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured July 21, 2008, to March 4, 2011, and 2010-2011 Mercury Milan vehicles manufactured July 23, 2008, to December 10, 2010. The affected vehicles have fuel vapor canisters whose purge valves may not operate properly resulting in abnormal pressure changes in the fuel tank.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle powertrain control modules and inspect the vehicle for any diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) for this issue and perform a leak test on the Canister Purge Valve (CPV). The fuel tank will be inspected for cracks. The CPV and fuel tank will be replaced as necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S34.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V793000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 411205
EQUIPMENT
May 29 2014
The floor mat could shift such that it could interfere with the accelerator pedal, preventing its return to an idle position, which could result in unintended vehicle speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain all weather driver side accessory floor mats sold for use in model year 2006-2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, 2006 Lincoln Zephyr, and 2007-2011 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured November 9, 2007, through October 31, 2010. The affected floor mats may move and possibly interfere with the accelerator pedal.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install new replacement mats, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact Ford's customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S07. NOTE: Vehicles built after October 31, 2010, while potentially equipped with the same floor mats, are equipped with a Brake Over Accelerator (BOA) feature that prevents simultaneous accelerator and brake application, allowing the vehicle to be safely stopped by pressing firmly and steadily on the brake pedal.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14E028000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 82579
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Dec 07 2011
WHILE DRIVING, MULTIPLE STUD FRACTURES COULD OCCUR AT THE WHEEL LOCATION, AND THE OPERATOR MAY EXPERIENCE VEHICLE VIBRATION AND/OR WHEEL SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 FORD FUSION AND MERCURY MILAN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 17 INCH STEEL WHEELS AND BUILT FROM APRIL 1, 2009, THROUGH APRIL 30, 2009, AND FROM DECEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH NOVEMBER 13, 2010. THE WHEEL STUDS MAY FRACTURE, POTENTIALLY CAUSING A WHEEL TO SEPARATE.
What should you do:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR BRAKE DISC SURFACE FOR FLATNESS AND REPLACE THE DISCS AS NECESSARY. ADDITIONALLY, THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WILL BE REPLACED ON ALL FOUR WHEELS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 24, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.
For more information:
FORD'S RECALL NUMBER IS 11S23.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V574000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 128616
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
May 24 2010
A VEHICLE PARKED WITHOUT AN ENGAGED PARK PAWL AND WITHOUT AN APPLIED PARKING BRAKE MAY HAVE UNINTENDED MOVEMENT WHICH MAY CAUSE A CRASH.
Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 FUSION, MILAN, AND ESCAPE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 27, THROUGH MARCH 26, 2010. THE PARK ROD GUIDE RETENTION PIN MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY INSTALLED WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION AND ROLLAWAY PREVENTION".
What should you do:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 28, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332 AND FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1-800-232-5952 (TDD). REPRESENTATIVES ARE AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: 8:00AM - 5:00PM.
For more information:
FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10C12.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V222000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 19
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Apr 20 2010
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEATBACK AND HEAD RESTRAINT MAY MOVE REARWARD, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 FUSION, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, AND MERCURY MILAN AND MOUNTAINEER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 15, 2009 THROUGH FEBRUARY 3, 2010 EQUIPPED WITH FRONT SEAT MANUAL RECLINERS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 202, "HEAD RESTRAINT." THE RECLINER GEAR PLATE TEETH MAY BE OUT OF DIMENSION SPECIFICATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN LIMITED PAWL TO GEAR PLATE TOOTH ENGAGEMENT.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL RECLINERS FOR BOTH POWER AND MANUAL SEATS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 30, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V161000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 33256
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