If the fuel tank separates from the vehicle, a fuel leak may occur, increasing the risk of a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly — Mounting

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured on July 24, 2015. During vehicle production, the fuel tank attachment bolts may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the fuel tank straps may fracture and the fuel tank could separate from the vehicle.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel tank attachment bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S26.
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Date Announced
SEP 28, 2015
Vehicles Affected
203
Ford Recall #
15S26
NHTSA Campaign #
15V605000
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