2016-2017 FORD | LINCOLN RECALL

December 22, 2016 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 16V925000

Oil Leak from Turbocharger

An oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V925000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,163

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Taurus, 2016-2017 Ford Flex, Lincoln MKT, 2017 Ford Explorer and Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines. Improperly brazed turbocharger oil supply tubes may leak oil on engine components.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 23, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S46.

Notes

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 www.safercar.gov.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD EXPLORER 2017
FORD EXPLORER POLICE INTERCEPT 2017
FORD FLEX 2016-2017
FORD TAURUS 2016
LINCOLN MKT 2016-2017


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