Ford Recalls Escapes, Mavericks and Corsair HEV, PHEV Engine Fire Risk

 Ford Recalls Escapes, Mavericks and Corsair HEV, PHEV Engine Fire Risk125K Hybrid Electric Vehicles Recalled

A recall for 125,322 hybrid electric vehicles by Ford Motor Company is due to potential fire risk in the 2.5L HEV (hybrid electric vehicles) or PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) engines.

The following vehicles are subject to the Ford recall:

  • 2020-2023 Escapes
  • 2022-2023 Mavericks
  • 2021-2023 Corsair

The latest recall replaces and expands an earlier one issued in July 2022. These vehicles could experience engine failure that could lead to a fire if oil and fuel vapor gets released into the engine compartment. If that happens, the vapor could accumulate near a hot engine or exhaust component and cause a fire. Owners are being advised to park their vehicles outside and turn off the engine immediately if they hear a noise in the engine, see smoke, or notice a reduction in power.

Currently, the automaker is working to find a remedy to fix the issue and will send out a notification to owners at that time.

Also, previously repaired vehicles from the earlier recall will also need to be repaired.

Contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332 for more information and mention the recall is 23S27.

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If you purchased a defective 2020-2023 Ford Escape, 2022-2023 Ford Maverick, or 2021-2023 Ford Corsair vehicle with repeated problems or safety issues, it may be time to reach out to an experienced attorney and get help. California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson will review your case and let you know if it qualifies as a lemon.

We highly recommend vehicle owners obtain invoices for all repairs and recall visits from the dealership. These documents will support your potential case. Should the vehicle experience repeated issues or become a safety risk, these documents support the Lemon Law Claim. Contact us for a free case review at 1-(877) 465-8161 or read on for answers to frequently asked questions

Published on June 16, 2023

Disclaimer: This article provides general information about vehicles that may be covered by the California lemon law. However, the lemon law has very specific requirements that must be met for your vehicle to be considered a lemon. Every case has a unique set of circumstances and there are specific criteria that must be met for the lemon law to apply. It is imperative that you take immediate action if you believe your vehicle may qualify.

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