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Lincoln Aviator Recalled Over Rearview Camera Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2020-2024 Lincoln Aviator models due to an issue with the rearview camera.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the accessory protocol image module (APIM) can be affected by electromagnetic interference with a cell phone in the vehicle, causing the rearview camera image to flicker or become distorted.

The hazards: a flickering or distorted rearview camera image can reduce the driver’s rear visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.

Components: accessory protocol image module (APIM).

Affected vehicles: select 2020-2024 Lincoln Aviator models produced between October 19th, 2018, and April 25th, 2024.

Number of vehicles affected: 109,283

The fix: dealers will install shielding on the accessory protocol image module (APIM), free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on July 8th, 2024. The Ford reference number for this recall is 24S35.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 24S35
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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