Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2023 Ford Explorer SUVs with the 2.3L EcoBoost due to an issue with the turbocharger oil supply line.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the engine may have a torn or cut turbocharger oil supply line O-ring.
The hazards: a torn or cut turbocharger oil supply line O-ring could allow oil to escape and contact a hot engine, increasing the risk of an under-hood fire and injury.
Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.
Components: turbocharger oil supply line.
Affected vehicles: 2023 Ford Explorer SUVs built at the Chicago Assembly plant between July 25th, 2023 and was taken out of production on August 3rd, 2023.
Number of vehicles affected: 10 vehicles.
The fix: dealers will replace the turbocharger oil supply line.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin the week of September 11th, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23S50.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 22S50
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov