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

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine — Gasoline — Turbo-Charger

Date Announced
DEC 22, 2016
Vehicles Affected
1,163
Ford Recall #
16S46
NHTSA Campaign #
16V925000
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.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes, free of charge. The recall began on January 31, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S46.
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