FORD F150 2016 – EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Make : FORD Model : F150 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2014-07-31 – 2016-10-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V098000
Date Owner’s Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2020-02-21 Date Added to Database: 2020-02-21
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20S08
Component: ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13854
Summary:
      Ford Motor Company “Ford” is recalling certain 2015-2016 F-150 pick-up trucks equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines and block immersion heaters that were potentially relocated from their originally installed location. The incorrect location could put the heater too close to hot engine components, possibly resulting in a damaged cable.
Consequence:
      A damaged cable could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the block heater’s location and its cable, replacing components as necessary, free of charge. If the replacement parts are not available, dealers will disable the existing block heater cable from being used until parts become available. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S08.
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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