Ford Recalls Sedans Over Faulty Fuel Tank Weld

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Corp. is recalling certain 2007 model year Five Hundreds and Mercury Montegos due to a fuel tank defect that could result in combustion during a rear collision, federal highway safety officials revealed Friday.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration acknowledged in a letter Ford's July 7 notification of a voluntary safety recall campaign that will affect nearly 3,000 Five Hundred and Montego vehicles in the U.S. manufactured at a Chicago assembly plant from Sept. 5, 2006, through Sept. 11, 2006, that may have an...
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