Ford recalls Maverick, Escape and Lincoln Corsair hybrids for fire risk

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Ford is recalling the Escape, Maverick and Lincoln Corsair hybrid versions created for the 2020-2022 design many years to address a potential below hood fire hazard introduced on by motor failure, Customer Reports claims. The recall handles 100,689 autos from the three product traces. 

According to CR, the issue is the final result of a defect that can direct to a gas leak in the function of an motor block or oil pan failure. As the recall has not nonetheless been posted to the Nationwide Freeway Transportation Protection Administration’s website, more information are not yet obtainable. Autoblog attained out to Ford to request clarification, and we will update this story if we acquire extra information. 

This is not the initial remember for Ford’s new compact pickup. The Maverick was between cars recalled previously this year (along with a significantly broader swath of Ford pickups) to tackle an problem with its trailer braking software package. A modest variety were also recalled to address prospective problems with their seatbelt mounts and gas tanks early in the truck’s creation operate. 

Notifications for the most current recall have currently begun circulating to dealerships. Proprietors must hope to be notified in the coming months. 

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