A 2020 Ford Explorer recall has been issued for Explorers with both 2.3-liter and 3.3-liter engine options for a wire harness that may be improperly secured. Ford has run into some challenges with the 2020 Explorer so far. A previous 2020 Ford Explorer recall was issued because of a seat that might not withstand an accident. Ford is unaware of any accidents, fires, or injuries related to this latest 2020 Ford Explorer recall.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the wiring harness isn’t properly secured and may hit the AC pulley.
The hazards: Ford says that vehicles with an improperly secured wiring harness could have a wire harness that contacts the air-conditioning pulley resulting in a damaged wire harness or AC drive belt. A worn-through wire harness could pose a fire risk.
Components: improperly secured wiring harness.
Affected vehicles: affected vehicles were built at the Chicago Assembly Plant May 28th through July 18th, 2019.
Number of affected vehicles: the recall action affects 10,655 vehicles in the U.S. and Ford notes most are in dealer inventory and will be fixed before sold.
The fix: dealers will secure the wiring harness and repair any damage.
Owners should: contact their local Ford dealer or Ford customer service at the number below.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 19S32
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov