Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Ford Explorer, Lincoln Aviator
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 18,078
Report Date: February 16, 2022
Issue: ord Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. The fuel filler tube may detach during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.” A detached fuel filler tube can result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will install a fuel vapor line redundant locking clip, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 4, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22C02.

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