FORD EXPLORER 2017 – ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER


Make :


FORD


Model :


EXPLORER


Year :


2017


Build Dates :


2016-10-15

2016-11-02


NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number :


16V925000

Date Owner’s
Notified:

2017-01-31
Date Received by
ODI:

2016-12-22
Date Added to
Database:

2016-12-22

Manufacturers Involved:


Ford Motor Company


Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:


Manufacturer Campaign Number:


16S46


Component:


ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER


Potential Number Of Units Affected :


1163


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.

Consequence:


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

Remedy:


   
 
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes, free of charge. The recall began on January 31, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S46.
Report
Initiator:

MFR
V
Report
Regulation Part
Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle
Safety Standard Number:


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.

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