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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 16V183000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 30, 2016
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1543


Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles manufactured November 25, 2013, to January 25, 2016, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured October 20, 2014, to January 28, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with 2.3L GTDI engines and engine block heaters. These engine block heaters have elements that may overheat while plugged in.

Consequence:
Overheating of the engine block increase the risk of a fire.

Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine block heater, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and replace the electrical cord, as necessary. The recall began on May 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S14. Note: Owners should not use the engine block heater until the vehicle has been remedied.

Dates of Manufacture:
OCT 19, 2014 to JAN 27, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
16S14

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