Ford Issues Fire Risk Recall
Ford Motor Co. is issuing a new recall for 100,000 U.S. vehicles over fire risk and expanding a previous recall after a series of reported fires. The new recall is for vehicles 2020 through 2022 model year for the Ford Escape, Maverick, and Lincoln Corsair vehicles with a 2.5 Liter Hybrid/Plug in engine. In an event of an engine failure, significant quantities of engine oil and fuel vapor may be released that could accumulate near the ignition sources resulting in a potential fire under the hood.
Dealers will modify the Under Engine Shield and Active Grille Shutter to address this concern. Ford is expanding another recall on the 2021 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs for under the hood fire risks by another 27,000 U.S. vehicles