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Ford recalls 100,689 Escape, Maverick, Lincoln Corsair vehicles for faulty engine compartment

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Ford Motor Company is recalling 100,689 model year 2020-2022 Escapes, model year 2022 Mavericks, and model year 2021-2022 Lincoln Corsairs with 2.5L HEV or PHEV engines.

The automobile manufacturer noted in the event of an engine failure, engine oil and fuel vapour may be released into the engine compartment and accumulate near ignition sources, such as a hot engine or exhaust components.

This situation could cause an engine compartment fire, it stated.

In regard to what to do in addressing the error, vehicle 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.

The company also said that dealers would modify the under-engine shield and active grille shutter free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be sent August 8, 2022.

Affected vehicle owners may contact Ford Customer Service on (866) 436-7332.

Ford’s number for this recall is 22S47.

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