2011 Ford E-Series

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2011 Ford E-Series Reliability Ratings

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

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2011 Ford E-Series Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM Recall Date: 08/26/2011
  • Summary: ROUSH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 FORD E-150, E-250, AND E-350 5.4L ENGIN VANS/WAGONS/CUTAWAYS, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 FORD E-450 6.8L ENGINE CUTAWAY VEHICLES ALTERED BY ROUCH TO OPERATE USING THE ROUSH BRANDED CLEANTECH PROPANE AUTOGAS FUEL SYSTEM. THE FUEL RAILS INCLUDED IN THE KITS CONTAIN IMPROPERLY SEATED INJECTOR RETENTION CLIPS. THIS COULD RESULT IN LEAKAGE OF PROPANE AUTOGAS.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 101
  • Consequence: A PROPANE LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
  • Remedy: ROUSH WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF THE VEHICLES OF WHICH THE KITS WERE INSTALLED IN ORDER TO ARRANGE FOR FREE REPLACEMENT OF THE INJECTOR RETENTION CLIPS. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROUSH AT 1-734-466-6255.
  • Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V450000
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Recall Date: 05/27/2011
  • Summary: ROUSH PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2011 FORD E-SERIES VANS EQUIPPED WITH 5.4 OR 6.8 LITER ENGINES THAT HAVE BEEN ALTERED BY ROUSH TO OPERATE USING THE ROUSH LIQUID PROPANE AUTOGAS FUEL SYSTEM. A VALVE IN THE SYSTEM MAY HAVE BEEN MISMACHINED ALLOWING A PROPANE LEAK.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 15
  • Consequence: A PROPANE LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
  • Remedy: ROUSH WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE VALVE WITH A CORRECTLY MACHINED ONE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROUSH AT 1-734-466-6255.
  • Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V307000
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST Recall Date: 04/18/2011
  • Summary: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 E-150, E-250, E-350 AND E-450 TRUCKS FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS." IT MAY BE POSSIBLE THAT UNDER UNUSUALLY HIGH LOADS, SUCH AS DURING A CRASH, THE DRIVER POWER SEAT TRACK WORM GEAR MAY FRACTURE.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 192
  • Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES OF SEVERE LOADING, THE WORM GEAR COULD FAIL AND ALLOW THE SEAT TO SHIFT FORWARD OR BACKWARD INCREASING THE RISK AND/OR SEVERITY OF INJURIES TO THE DRIVER.
  • Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER'S SEAT TRACK ASSEMBLY, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.
  • Notes: FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11C16. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V246000

2011 Ford E-Series Warranty

The 2011 Ford E-Series comes with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile warranty. Competitors like the Chevy Express and GMC Savana have the same bumper-to-bumper coverage, but a longer five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranties.

Warranty information last updated: 6/23/10

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