Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

May 31, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V230000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected:

107

Summary:

Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, through March 15, 2013 and equipped with an engine block heater. During use, the engine block heater cords may be bent and in certain temperatures, the wire insulation may crack, exposing the electrical wires.

Consequence:

Exposed electrical wires increase the risk of electric shock.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the block heater cord, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 17, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S05. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

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.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration