The recall affects vehicles manufactured between July 29, 2011 and March 15, 2012 and in those vehicles, the fuel tanks may have a marginally sealed seam on the side of the tank. This could potentially cause a leak in the tank, as well as not providing the expected strength in the case of an impact.
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Ford will begin notifying customers and dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it free of charge if necessary. The recall is expected to begin on April 22, 2013. The total number of potential vehicles affected is 3,037.
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