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2012 Lincoln MKZ
3.5L 6-cyl Engine Code [C] Engine Code [C]
263 bhp. @ 6250 rpm / Torque: 249 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.5L - V 6-cyl (3497 cc) Code: 99C (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2012 Lincoln MKZ with engine code [C]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO18
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, PTU  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-140 [1]
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)
  4. Rear Differential

  5. Power Steering Fluid

  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use SAE 75W-140 synthetic rear axle lubricant. Motorcraft
    P/N XY-75W140-QL; Ford specification WSL-M2C192-A
    [2] MERCON V Automatic Transmission Fluid
    [3] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.2 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  10.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, F21 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed F21  »  7 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.1 liters
    Transfer Case, PTU  »  0.4 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  20 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case PTU
    Fill Plug 15 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug - ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.35
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.24
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheel bearings
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation between the wheel hub and spindle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Climate-controlled seat filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Air filter for air-conditioned seats.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.1
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.4
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
AWD
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the differential. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.3
Parts Units:
10
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
132
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
250,000 miles (400,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
168
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
204
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2011-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-11-11-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10042506

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mercury/lincoln/ford: the red brake lamp will illuminate with no change in brake pedal feel. ( nhtsa item number - 10042506 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-11-11-3
NHTSA Item Number:
10056026

Component Description: (A) Digital instrument panel., (B) Steering., (C) Suspension:front:control arm:lower arm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: steering system senses, half front lower control arms/rearward is experiencing a higher friction condition and causing the instrument cluster stability/traction to illuminate. Model 2011-2012 fusion, mkz. ( nhtsa item number - 10056026 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-22173
NHTSA Item Number:
10043648

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: the variable camshaft timing vct) solenoid movement may be temporarily restricted due to debris in engine oil that is causing diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs). ( nhtsa item number - 10043648 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-02-01
Bulletin Number:
12-2-18
NHTSA Item Number:
10044127

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: awf21 aisin 6 speed transmission built on or between 8/22/2011 and 12/05/2011 -unique tcm part- service information. ( nhtsa item number - 10044127 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-03-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-22285
NHTSA Item Number:
10044230

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/mercury/lincoln: some vehicles exhibit a cold weather phenomenon where fluid has expelled out of vent on rear drive units (rdu) and fluid, on occasion, would burp out. ( nhtsa item number - 10044230 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-32226
NHTSA Item Number:
10053361

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: vehicles may received invalid data from accessory protocol interface module (dtc u0554:00) from generic function module during diagnostic self tests. Model 2012-2013 focus electric, c-max/fusion/mkz hybrid, energi. ( nhtsa item number - 10053361 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-13-6-17
NHTSA Item Number:
10053471

Component Description: (A) Equipment., (B) Equipment adaptive., (C) Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford:lincoln: on some vehicles, there are various related concerns about the sync features, such as sync features inoperative, lack of or slow response to phone and voice button operation. Models 2012-2013 focus, e-series, edge, expeditio ( nhtsa item number - 10053471 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-13-6-23
NHTSA Item Number:
10053477

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: when vehicle is left unattended for hours in cold weather temperatures, on some vehicles, battery fails to maintain a charge or becomes discharged when operated at maximum electrical loads for short cycle drive. Models 2013 ( nhtsa item number - 10053477 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-13B07
NHTSA Item Number:
10052832

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: on certain vehicles, fuel economy improvement, powertrain control module calibration when updating pcm and modules sobdm-c and ids software was updated, then r86. 01 needs updating. Models 2013 c-max, fusion, mkz hybrid. ( nhtsa item number - 10052832 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-02-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0005
NHTSA Item Number:
10054911

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: the engine lamp or the wrench will be illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p26ca and/or u019f. Model 2013-2014 fusion, mkz. ( nhtsa item number - 10054911 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0088
NHTSA Item Number:
10056403

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: the roof panel opening has a headliner that is sagging. Model 2012-2014 edge, mkx. ( nhtsa item number - 10056403 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-13B16
NHTSA Item Number:
10056184

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: in powertrain control module (pcm), that allows anti lock brake system (abs) and output shaft speed sensor (oss) signal faults, a software error has occur and disabled on board diagnostic (obd) monitors with no illumination o ( nhtsa item number - 10056184 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-07-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-44658
NHTSA Item Number:
10057732

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: after a cold start, the instrument cluster is emitting, intermittently, chimes instead of audio system which affects door ajar, parking brake or parking aid and audio control module (acm) needs reprogramming to latest softwar ( nhtsa item number - 10057732 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-08-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-14N02
NHTSA Item Number:
10056711

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: there is an extended warranty coverage for the loss of abs speed signal related communication that disable obdii system monitors for pcm reprogramming. Model 2011-14 f-super duty, escape, taurus, fusion, mkt, mkz. ( nhtsa item number - 10056711 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-45147
NHTSA Item Number:
10058463

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: some vehicles will experience, in hot extreme ambient temperatures, a stop safely now or a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated in present of battery energy control module (becm) dtc p0a7e and becm needs replaced, and ( nhtsa item number - 10058463 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-07-01
Bulletin Number:
44863
NHTSA Item Number:
10057834

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: no service action is recommended for this condition. Please use at your discretion. Various 2010-2015 vehicles may experience a turbulence noise, similar to an helicopter noise, at highway speeds when the rear door window(s) or sunroo ( nhtsa item number - 10057834 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
FLEX, FUSION, MILAN, MKS, MKT, MKZ, TAURUS
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
15V340000
Recall Date:
June 2nd, 2015
Units Affected:
393,623

Affected Component: Steering:electric power assist system.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 ford fusion vehicles without a 3. 5l engine and lincoln mkz hybrid electric vehicles, 2011 mercury milan vehicles, 2011-2012 ford taurus, ford flex, lincoln mks, and lincoln mkt vehicles equipped with a 3. 5l gtdi engine and 2013 ford taurus, ford flex, lincoln mks, and lincoln mkt vehicles equipped with any available engine. The affected vehicles have electric power steering assist systems that may shut down as a result of a steering motor sensor fault. .

Conequence: If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will check the power steering control module (pscm) for diagnostic trouble codes (dtc). If dealers find any loss of steering assist dtcs, the steering gear will be replaced, free of charge. If, no codes are found during the pscm inspection, the pscm software will be updated, free of charge. The recall began on july 21, 2015. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15s18. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
EDGE, FUSION, GT, MILAN, MKX, MKZ, MUSTANG, RANGER, ZEPHYR
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
17V024000
Recall Date:
January 10th, 2017
Units Affected:
654,695

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2012 ford fusion and mustang and lincoln zephyr and mkz 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 2009 ford ranger, edge, fusion and mustang, lincoln mkx, mkz and zephyr and mercury milan 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. " additionally, unless included in "zone a" or "zone b" above, ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 ford ranger, edge and lincoln mkx, 2006-2008 ford fusion, mercury milan, lincoln zephyr and mkz, 2005-2008 ford mustang and 2005-2006 ford gt vehicles originally sold, or 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. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available began mailing march 1, 2017. 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. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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