Ford Motor Company is recalling 97 model year 2019-2020 Edge, Transit Connect & Lincoln MKX, and model year 2020 Escape and Lincoln Corsair vehicles.
The start/stop accumulator endcap may have missing or loose bolts, which could result in a transmission fluid leak and progress to a loss of transmission function.
A transmission fluid leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of fire.
What to do
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the start/stop accumulator free of charge.
The recall was expected to begin September 21, 2020.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S49.