Safety Recall 19S41 – Battery Cable Harness – 2016-2017 Lincoln MKX

November 12, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V809000

Battery Cable May Chafe and Cause Electrical Short

An electrical short increases the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V809

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company


Potential Number of Units Affected 54,411



Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Lincoln MKX vehicles equipped with 3.7L engines. The battery positive cable harness may contact the transmission shifter cable bracket resulting in a short circuit.



Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the battery harness clips and elbow guide, and install a wire channel shield and protective sleeve to the battery cable harness, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are scheduled to begin mailing on December 2, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available, currently expected to be in the first quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 19S41.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


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2 Affected Products


LINCOLN MKX 2016-2017

5 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V809-9997.PDF 214.626KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V809-8576.pdf 243.97KB

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RMISC-19V809-6834.pdf 15.395KB

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Miscellaneous Document – Ford Media Center 11/14/19

RMISC-19V809-0275.pdf 363.749KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- SUBJECT: Advance Notice – Safety Recall 19S41

RCMN-19V809-4581.pdf 137.98KB

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