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December 22, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V925000
Oil Leak from Turbocharger


An oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V925000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,163

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Taurus, 2016-2017 Ford Flex, Lincoln MKT, 2017 Ford Explorer and Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines. Improperly brazed turbocharger oil supply tubes may leak oil on engine components.[

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Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 23, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S46.
 
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