Rear Toe Link Torque Forces 2019 Ford Expedition And 2019 Lincoln Navigator Safety Recall

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Ford has announced a 2019 Ford Expedition and 2019 Lincoln Navigator safety recall that impacts select vehicles in a specified date range. The 2019 Ford Expedition and 2019 Lincoln Navigator safety recall is due to possible issues with the rear toe link torque. Ford previously recalled the 2018 Expedition and Navigator vehicles due to seat issues.

The defect: an improperly torqued rear toe link fastener is possible in certain vehicles.

The hazards: an improperly torqued fastener could allow the rear toe link to disconnect while driving, increasing the risk of injury or crash.

Components: rear toe link fastener.

Affected vehicles: were built at the Kentucky Truck Plant September 5th, 2019 through September 6th, 2019 for the Expedition SUVs and on Septmber 6th, 2019 for the Lincoln Navigator.

Number of affected vehicles: the recall covers 18 vehicles in the U.S.

The fix: dealers will verify that the rear toe-link-to-frame fasteners are tightened to the correct torque, check and adjust the rear toe alignment and inspect rear tires for abnormal wear and replace the components if needed.

Owners should: contact their local Ford dealer.

Contacts:

  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 19S36
  • NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
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Written by Shane McGlaun

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

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