A ruptured front brake hose will cause a brake fluid leak, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings
Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings
Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings
Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings
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Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Edge and 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX vehicles. The front brake hoses may rupture prematurely.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake hoses with the new hoses that have a revised braid material, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. An interim letter notifying owners of the safety risk was mailed September 21, 2020. A second letter will be sent once parts are available, which is expected to begin April 15, 2021. Owner notification letters were mailed on May 13, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S42.
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Date Announced
AUG 11, 2020
Vehicles Affected
488,594
Ford Recall #
20S42
NHTSA Campaign #
20V469000
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