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2015-2019 Lincoln MKC Recalled Over Engine Compartment Fires

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2015-2019 Lincoln MKC crossovers over a fire risk concern. Ford Authority originally reported on this matter yesterday, but now, an official recall has been issued by the NHTSA.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the battery monitor sensor may short-circuit and overheat, causing a fire in the engine compartment while parked or driving.

The hazards: an engine compartment fire while parked or driving can increase the risk of injury.

Ford is currently aware of is aware of 19 instances of underhood fires that may have been caused by this issue.

Components: battery monitor sensor

Affected vehicles: select 2015-2019 Lincoln MKC models produced between August 20th, 2013, and August 2nd, 2019.

Number of vehicles affected: 142,734

The fix: dealers will add an in-line fuse to the battery monitor sensor power circuit, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on June 26th, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S28.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 23S28
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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  1. Crabbymilton

    FORD has time and resources to hire entertainers and sports figures to pitch their products. But they can keep them from catching on fire once the camera’s and music are turned off.

  2. Joseph

    Any body have problems with their sun roof? We have a 2008 MKX and the glass roof will not close.

  3. Cigna

    Looks like Failure Farley is determined to keep Recall Motors the industry leader in recalls.

  4. KAY McTasney

    Is my MKC that had the battery replaced safe to driveķ


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