The recall began on October 16, 2017. Did you wirebrush the terminals? I will also mention that the car seems to have been well cared for prior to me buying it. Owners may contact Bearing Technologies customer service at 1-800-597-3486 or visit www. What Owners Should Do Interim notices were mailed to owners on December 12, 2014. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. How old is the battery? This is a non-sealed maintenance-type battery with vent caps on the top. .
We will also show you a tip for preventing this buildup in the future so the battery in your Edge will be optimally charged whenever you drive it! Does anyone have any ideas? The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2008 Ford Edge. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Edge that you need to replace. If you can't find it, call Ford and they will give you the code for free. I tried the spray stuff from the auto parts store first and the corrosion came back. We recommend changing the battery in Fords every 4 years. Ford's number for this recall is 17S01.
How much driving do you do? Tried to turn over when jumped but didn't. I did use a wire brush to throughly clean the terminals. Since then I have had to clean and treat them 2 more times, approximately every 2 months. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. If the studs on a defective spindle are not loose, Bearing will replace the studs at no charge. A bad battery cable can cause intermittent starting issues or lack of power to the vehicle, including arcing or power drains.
Car batteries contain dangerous and flammable fluids. What Owners Should Do Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Ford's number for this recall is 16S26. Every time I pop the hood to wash the motor once a month or so , there is new corrosion. Hopefully that should take care of the problem. It had 67K miles on it company car.
Battery cables are an important piece of any electrical system, transferring power from the battery to the vehicle. I had to order a part from Ford to fix it note, I used a hose clamp to hold the terminal connector in place until the part came in - a real hack - but it worked! The corrosion was so bad at the beginning that the clamps were completely frozen. Your battery is depleted when it is used to start the car, but then recharged when you drive your Edge, the corrosion limits the ability for your Edge to recharge the battery when driving. In some Edges, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Always use safety glasses and gloves whenever working with the battery.
If the studs on a defective spindle are loose, Bearing will replace the spindle assembly at no charge. What Owners Should Do Bearing will notify the distributors of the spindles. Over time, battery cables have to be replaced due to corrosion or damage. I also removed the new battery and put the disk thingies under the terminal and applied the goop to them, and I still have issues. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet.
The battery said it was replaced in March of 2013. I've never seen a clamp of this design and unfortunately don't have pictures hoping someone here is familiar with the set up. I keep forgetting where I put them in the garage. Her battery did have some corrosion on the terminals and clamps but I cleaned it up pretty good and still nothing. Replacing the battery in your Edge involves removing the terminals. If not the battery will get replaced with a maintenance-free battery like I usually run.
It was so bad that when I replaced the spark plugs last summer 115K miles on them , one of the battery terminal connectors broke putting the batter back in due to the excessive corrosion. Dealers will inspect the vehicles and either clean and treat the fuel tank with a corrosion preventative or replace the tank, free of charge. I have a 2008 Edge that I purchased about 6 months ago. Edited January 9, 2014 by ford141 So, I tackled the terminals again last night. I had to clean them just to get the bolts and clamps to work. After the multiple cleanings and rinse, I put those terminal donuts under the terminals and sprayed the top and bottom of the terminals with the red spray protective stuff.
If you have these problems, check your battery cables for signs of corrosion or damage. Is there any long term solution to keep the corrosion from coming back? These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. What Owners Should Do Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The affected wheel spindles have wheel mounting studs with an oversized shoulder that can prevent the wheel from being installed correctly. Bearing will also pay shop labor for the remedy. If you need to replace them, check out O'Reilly Auto Parts to find the best replacement option for your vehicle.