Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks
DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire.
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The recall affects Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles from the 2007 and 2008 model years.
The company said Wednesday that it traced the problem to rust under some mounting brackets in areas where salt is used to clear snow from the roads.
Ford said that it knows of one fire due to the problem, but no crashes or injuries.
The SUVs are being recalled in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Washington, D.C. Also co
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