Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2020-22 Ford Escape; 2021-22 Lincoln Corsair; 2022 Ford Maverick
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 100,689
Report Date: July 7, 2022
Issue: 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. An engine compartment fire increases the risk of injury.
Solution: 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.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S47.

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