Ford remembers over 125,000 crossovers, vans over fireplace possibility

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Ford remembers over 125,000 crossovers, vans over fireplace possibility

Ford Motor Co. is recalling greater than 125,000 crossovers and vans within the U.S. because of the danger of an engine compartment fireplace, the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Protection Management website online confirmed on Tuesday.

The recall, which expands on a matching recall from a era previous, covers some Leaving and Lincoln Corsair crossovers and Maverick compact pickup vans manufactured between 2020 and 2023 supplied with 2.5L Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid motors.

“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,” the NHTSA mentioned.

Ford first of all recalled 100,000 Leaving, Corsair and Maverick within the U.S. in July 2022 nearest figuring out 23 studies globally of a hearth or smoke nearest a suspected forbid or oil pan breach.

Ford mentioned on Tuesday it had studies of a minimum of 3 automobiles that suffered fires nearest getting the 2022 recall recovery.

Ford and NHTSA suggested house owners to terrain and close off the engine in the event that they pay attention sudden engine noises, realize a discount in car energy, or see smoke.

Ford mentioned the pristine recall recovery is below construction.

Extra remembers

The U.S. automaker closing generation mentioned it was once recalling 142,000 Lincoln MKC crossovers within the nation time it investigates the reason for under-hood fires within the fashion.

Up to now in 2023, Ford leads the automobile business with 27 remembers totaling greater than 3.1 million automobiles, NHTSA knowledge presentations.

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