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2020 Ford Explorer Recall Issued By Ford For Wiring Harness

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:

Shane is a car guy with a fondness for Mustangs and off-roading.

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  1. CrabbyMilton

    Sounds like the perfect car to buy if you just love to hang up at the dealer for recall repairs or riding in the shuttle van. My FORD dealer has free popcorn all the time so I hope they stock up on it because they’re going to get a lot of people coming in.


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