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RECALL Subject : Oil Leak from Engine Cooler Hose

Report Receipt Date: OCT 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V779000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,582

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

SUMMARY:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles manufactured February 24, 2015, to August 30, 2016. A hose may separate from the engine oil cooler tube assembly causing an oil leak.
CONSEQUENCE:
A sudden loss of engine oil may cause engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, an oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 12, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S40.
 
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