2015 Lincoln MKT Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$22,253 - $47,995
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
17 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
237-365
Seats
5-7

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

2.6 Overall Score
Performance 2.6Interior 1.9Comfort 3.7Value 2.5

Editor's Overview

The 2015 Lincoln MKT SUV's bulbous exterior isn't to everyone's liking, and judging by MKT sales, it's hardly to anybody's liking. That's a shame, because the luxurious and comfortable interior is hard to resist. Combine that with seating for up to seven, excellent power and high-tech safety features, and the MKT is a luxurious way to haul passengers and their stuff.

Lincoln MKT Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Base $47,995
Horsepower: 303 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
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chevronDown icon EcoBoost $22,253 - $25,248
Horsepower: 237 hp - 365 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$47,995
$22,253 - $25,248

Horsepower

Horsepower
303 (hp)
237 - 365 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.7L Ti, 3.7L TI
3.5L V6 EcoBoost, 2.0L GTDI, 3.5L V6 ECOBOOST
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Standard
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Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 (in.)
41.3 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 (in.)
40.1 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
41.8 (in.)
41.8 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 (in.)
39 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard
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Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
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Not Available
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Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Standard
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WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

AC
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Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Standard
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Not Available
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Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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Not Available
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Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
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Not Available
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Standard

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
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Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
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Not Available
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Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
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Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
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Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/60HR18
P255/45VR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.9 (in.)
117.9 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41.5 (ft.)
41.5 (ft.)

Length

Width

Width
76 (in.)
76 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
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4550 - 4885 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
303 (hp)
365 (hp)

Torque

Torque
278 (ft. lbs.)
350 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
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2000 - 4500 (.lbs)

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
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200 - 450 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder, 4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.6 (gal.)
18.6 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
21 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)
16 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
24 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
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Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Standard
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
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Standard
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Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
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Standard
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Standard

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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Standard
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Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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Rollover
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
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Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
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Good
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Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Advancetrac w/RSC Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Mykey System -inc: Top Speed Limiter, Audio Volume Limiter, Early Low Fuel Warning, Programmable Sound Chimes and Beltminder w/Audio Mute
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Safety Canopy System Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags *

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (4)

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Electrical System Mar 23, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V172000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Lincoln MKT vehicles with a limousine or hearse preparation package, manufactured March 6, 2012, to March 10, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the vacuum pump relay may overheat due to an internal fault or contamination.
Consequence:
If the vacuum pump relay overheats, there is an increased risk of a vehicle fire.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the vacuum pump relay with a new electro-mechanical relay, free of charge. The recall began on July 6, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S10.
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Parking Brake Jul 23, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V464000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015, Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 21, 2015, and 2015-2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015. The affected vehicles have a parking brake that may not fully engage when applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."
Consequence:
If the parking brake does not fully engage and the transmission is left in a gear other than 'Park' while on a slope, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the operation of the parking brake system, and if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 4, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C07.
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Child Seat > Vehicle Tether Anchor Jul 28, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 28, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V476000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Lincoln MKT Town Car vehicles equipped with the livery package manufactured February 4, 2015, to June 23, 2015. The vehicles were intended to seat five passengers, but were delivered without the second row seating. Accordingly, the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110. The vehicles also fail to comply with FMVSS No. 225, "Child Restraint Anchorages" since they were delivered without a tether anchorage at the front passenger seating position, and as is required for vehicles without a second row of seats.
Consequence:
The vehicles do not have the seats and restraints that they were intended to have. Unrestrained or improperly restrained occupants are at an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
Dealers will inspect and install second row seating if it is missing. The recall began on July 28, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C08.
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Fuel System, Gasoline > Delivery > Fuel Pump Aug 24, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 24, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V621000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI Ecoboost engines and 2013-2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor vehicles. A component within the fuel pump electric module (PEM) may overheat causing a loss of electrical power to the fuel pump.
Consequence:
A loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the engine to stall or prevent the vehicle from starting, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel PEM part number and replace the fuel PEM, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S31.

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