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The cylinder head on the 1.6 Liter GTDI engines may crack and leak oil if it overheats, due to being low on engine coolant. This could cause a fire hazard.
Recall repairs on your Ford must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 17S09.
The 1.6 Liter GDTI engine could crack and leak oil if overheated due to the engine being low in coolant. This would cause a fire hazard. Dealers will install a coolant level sensor and the supporting hardware and software free of charge to resolve the concern.