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2014 Ford Edge Recalled In China Over Link Shaft Bracket Issue

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Ford Motor Company is recalling select units of the 2014 Ford Edge in China over an issue with the link shaft bracket that may cause a loss of motive power or a loss of park function, which could in turn lead to unintended vehicle movement. The recall is set to begin on February 22nd, 2021.

The defect: affected models are equipped with a link shaft bracket that could fracture due to certain vehicle vibrations after long-term use.

The hazards: the affected vehicles may lose power while driving or unintentionally move while parked. Either scenario increases the risk of an injury or a crash.

Ford Motor Company is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this condition.

A similar recall was issued in the U.S. in November 2020 for the Ford Edge as well as the Ford Explorer and Taurus.

Components: link shaft bracket.

Affected vehicles: 2014 Ford Edge vehicles built at the Ford Oakville Assembly plant from November 1st, 2014 to December 23rd, 2014.

Number of vehicles affected: 5,234 units of the Ford Edge in China.

The fix: dealers will replace the link shaft bracket.

Owners should: wait for the recall notice and/or contact their local Ford dealer with any questions.

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