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2023 Ford Explorer Recalled Over Oil Supply Line Issue

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:

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Ed owns a 1986 Ford Taurus LX, and he routinely daydreams about buying another one, a fantasy that may someday become a reality.

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  1. masb1955

    Made in Detroit by mistake.

  2. TheHobbit

    Sounds like “Make IT F CHEAP Farley! ” strikes again !!!!!!!! And he still runs ford !!!!


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