Ford Motor Company is recalling certain units of the Lincoln Continental over a door latch concern.
The defect: certain vehicles may have an intermittently functioning door latch motor due to the buildup of silicon contamination. As a result, the door latch may not fully engage.
The hazards: the condition could increase the potential for the door to open while driving, increasing the risk of injury.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries resulting from this Lincoln Continental recall.
Components: doors and latches.
Affected vehicles: 2017, 2018 and 2019 Lincoln Continental built at Ford Motor Company’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant between November 30th, 2015 and November 14th, 2018.
Number of vehicles affected: 27,000 units in the United States and federalized territories and approximately 1,200 in Canada.
The fix: dealers will remove and replace the door latch assemblies in all four doors of the affected vehicles.
Owners should: owners who wish to know if their vehicle is included in this Lincoln Continental recall can visit http://owner.lincoln.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page. There, customers can enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open safety, compliance or emissions recalls, as well as customer satisfaction programs.
- Lincoln Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 19S03
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: unknown