DEARBORN, Michigan — Ford is recalling about 2,472 2015-'16 Ford Transit vans with the 3.2-liter five-cylinder diesel engine in North America for a stalling risk, the automaker said.
"The fuel injection pump could malfunction, which may cause the engine to not start or stall without warning while driving and without the ability to restart, increasing the risk of a crash," Ford said in a statement.
No accidents or injuries are linked to the recall.
The affected Transit vans were built from July 15, 2015, to April 14, 2016.
Ford dealers will inspect the fuel system for metallic contamination. If none is present, dealers will replace the fuel pump and associated parts. If metallic contamination is present, dealers will replace the fuel injection pump and fuel injectors and will clean and flush the fuel system.
A date has not been set for the recall. Owners can contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673.
No information about the recall has been posted on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle safety in the U.S.
Edmunds says: Owners of these vehicles should wait for their official recall notice and then schedule a service appointment with their dealer. But if you have an immediate concern, it's best to contact your dealer now.