Ford recalls a half million Escape and Bronco Sport vehicles

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A cracked fuel injector may leak and cause a fire

Ford Motor Company is recalling 521,778 model year 2020-2023 Escapes and model year 2021-2023 Bronco Sport vehicles equipped with 1.5L engines.

This includes all vehicles recalled in April 2022.

A fuel injector may crack and leak fuel inside the engine compartment.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components, can increase the risk of a fire.

What to do

Dealers will update the engine control software to include fuel injector leak detection and install a drain tube free of charge.

Vehicles remedied in the previous recall will need to have the new remedy performed.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 19, 2022.

Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S73.

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