FORD EXPLORER 2020 – FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS


Make :


FORD


Model :


EXPLORER


Year :


2020


Build Dates :


2019-01-18

2019-07-17


NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number :


19V859000

Date Owner’s
Notified:

0000-00-00
Date Received by
ODI:

2019-12-04
Date Added to
Database:

2019-12-04

Manufacturers Involved:


Ford Motor Company


Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:


Manufacturer Campaign Number:


19S49


Component:


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS


Potential Number Of Units Affected :


3857


Summary:


   
 
Ford Motor Company “Ford” is recalling certain 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. Over time, the protective sleeve on the vapor fuel line may chafe through the plastic liquid fuel line and cause a fuel leak.

Consequence:


   
 
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy:


   
 
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a longer protective sleeve on the liquid fuel line, as necessary, free of charge. Ford issued owners and interim notification on January 29, 2020. A second notice will be sent once parts are available, expected to be late in the first quarter of 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 19S49.
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Initiator:

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Regulation Part
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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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