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Ford Fiesta Small Car Recalled For Leaky Fuel Tank

2014 Ford Fiesta

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Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is recalling certain 2014 Fiestas for potentially leaky fuel tanks.

On 2014 Ford Fiesta models built at the Cuautitlan Assembly Plant from October 25, 2013 through February 27, 2014 the fuel tanks may leak from a seam, because they may be missing an adhesive layer.

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A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as an exhaust pipe may erupt in a fire.

Dealers are to replace the fuel tanks in all affected vehicles. Fuel tank replacement can be a major operation, so its best to plan on leaving the vehicle at the shop for the day. Ford is not refunding customers for fuel tank replacement done anywhere except at a Ford dealership service department. Ford is allowing rental vehicles on a case-by-case basis.

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This recall is being managed by Ford via VIN (Vehicle Identification Number). The best way to determine if a vehicle is involved is to call local dealers and give them the VIN of the vehicle in question. For more info or answers to questions call Ford Customer Service at 800-392-3673 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236.


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