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2017 FORD F-350 Recall - Campaign #18V894000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2017 FORD F-350 RECALL - #18V894000

RECALL FOR ENGINE

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2017 FORD F-350
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 3/18/2014 - 11/17/2018
Recalled on 12/20/2018
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 410,289
Recalled for ENGINE
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.
Consequences When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring which can increase the risk of a fire.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. An interim owner notification letter was mailed on January 15, 2019. A second notification will be sent when the remedy is available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S45.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
See also 2017 FORD F-350 Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, DOOR

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