Monday, July 18, 2022

Its Shop Time Mondays: 100,000 Newer Ford And Lincoln Compact Vehicles At Risk Of Engine Failure

 


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V484000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 100,689

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Escape, 2021-2022 Lincoln Corsair, and 2022 Maverick vehicles equipped with 2.5L HEV or PHEV engines. In the event of an engine failure, engine oil and fuel vapor may be released into the engine compartment and accumulate near ignition sources such as hot engine or exhaust components, possibly resulting in an engine compartment fire.

Remedy

Owners are advised to park and shut off the engine as quickly as possible if they hear unexpected engine noises, notice a reduction in vehicle power, or see smoke. Dealers will modify the under-engine shield and active grille shutter, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be sent August 8, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S47.

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