Ford Motor Company is recalling 100,689 model year 2020-2022 Escapes, model year 2022 Mavericks, and model year 2021-2022 Lincoln Corsairs with 2.5L HEV or PHEV engines.
In the event of an engine failure, engine oil and fuel vapor may be released into the engine compartment and accumulate near ignition sources, such as a hot engine or exhaust components. This could cause an engine compartment fire.
What to do
Owners are advised to park and shut off the engine as quickly as possible if they hear unexpected engine noises, notice a reduction in vehicle power, or see smoke.
Dealers will modify the under-engine shield and active grille shutter free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be sent on August 8, 2022.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S47.