Safety Recall 19S31 – Passenger Side Rear Axle Shaft Inspection – 2019 Ford F-Super Duty

September 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V688000

Premature Right Rear Axle Shaft Failure

A broken passenger side rear axle could result in a loss of drive power and the inability to hold the vehicle still when in Park. If the parking brake is not applied, unintended vehicle movement can occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V688

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 28,579

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 F-250 and F-350 vehicles equipped with electronically locking rear differentials. The passenger side rear axle shaft may fail prematurely due to a material issue.

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Safety Recall 19S32 – Potential Wire Harness Contact to A/C Pulley – 2020 Ford Explorer

September 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V687000

Wiring Harness May Contact A/C Pulley or Belt

The A/C pulley may rub through the wiring harness insulation and contact the unfused battery positive wire, resulting in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V687

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,655

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.3L or 3.3L engines. The wiring harness may not have been properly secured and may contact the air conditioner compressor (A/C) pulley, potentially damaging the harness or the A/C belt.

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6.7L – Lack Of Power/High EOT Under Heavy Load – Remanufactured Engine – 2011-2014 Ford F-Super Duty

NHTSA ID Number: 10164598

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48139

Summary

Some remanufactured 6.7L diesel engines recently installed in 2011-2014 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a lack of power with engine oil temperature (EOT) exceeding 125°C (257°F) under loads. This may also be accompanied by “REDUCED ENGINE POWER” being displayed in the message center and the coolant temperature gauge indicating “H”. This symptom may be due to a missing metering cup plug in the upper oil pan causing reduced oil flow through the oil cooler. Remanufactured engines built on 1-Mar-2019 and through 13-May-2019 may be affected. If a vehicle exhibits this concern, use the Report a Vehicle Concern link at the bottom of the OASIS tab and submit a report. Include the engine serial number and engine build date in the report. The dealership may be contacted for further details and possible repair direction.

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Safety Recall 19S29 – Seat Frame Burred Edge – 2017 Ford Explorer

September 11, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V651000

Front Seat Frames May Have Exposed Sharp Edges

Occupants my contact the sharp edges when reaching between the power front seat and center console, increasing their risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V651

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 311,907

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with power front seats. The seat frames may have sharp edges.

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Safety Recall 19S26 – Steering Gear Motor Bolt Corrosion – 2013-2016 Ford & Lincoln

August 29, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V632000

Steering Gear Motor May Detach

If the bolts corrode, the steering gear motor may detach from the gear housing resulting in a loss of power steering assist, requiring a greater steering effort, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V632

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 90,644

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, 2015-2016 Ford Edge, and 2016 Lincoln MKX vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Road salt or other contaminants may corrode the electric power steering gear motor attachment bolts.

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