Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2015-2017 Ford Expedition SUVs over a blower motor failure issue.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the front blower motor located behind the glove box may fail.
The hazards: a front blower motor failure can increase the risk of a vehicle interior fire.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition, although one claim alleges injuries to a customer’s hand, including fingers.
Components: front blower motor.
Affected vehicles: select 2015-2017 Ford Expedition models built at the Kentucky Truck plant between January 16th, 2014, and June 30th, 2017.
Number of vehicles affected: 198,482. This figure also includes units of the Expedition’s platform mate and corporate sibling, the Lincoln Navigator – which is impacted by the same recall.
The fix: dealers will replace the front blower motor assembly, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on September 12th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S56.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 22S14
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
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