Ford Recalls 2017 Super Duty, Explorer Models
Fuel Tank Strap, Turbo Oil Supply Line Affected
Ford Motor Company is issuing two recalls affecting the 2017 Super Duty fullsize truck, and models equipped with the 3.5L GTDI EcoBoost V-6, including the Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility, and Flex models. The first recall, affecting 2017 Super Duty trucks built from August 10, 2016, to September 17, 2016, pertains to a missing reinforcement from a fuel tank strap that could potentially result in the tank moving out of position and contacting the ground, increasing the risk of a fire. Approximately 8,069 vehicles in total are affected, with 7,103 in the U.S. and 964 in Canada. Dealers will inspect affected vehicles’ fuel tank straps and reinforcement and perform necessary repairs at no cost to the owner. The recall campaign code is 16S45.
The second recall involves 2016-2017 models equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6, including Taurus, Flex, Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility, and Lincoln MKT models. Affected models may have an improperly brazed turbocharger oil supply line that may leak oil on the turbocharger, increasing the risk of an engine fire. A total of 1,352 vehicles are affected, including 1,157 in the U.S. and 126 in Canada. The recall campaign code for this recall is 16S46. To check if your vehicle is affected, go to owner.ford.com, click on the “Service & Maintenance tab,” and select “Recalls” under “Maintain Your Vehicle.”