Ford Motor Company is recalling approximately 39,000 model-year 2021 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles due to a fire risk. An engine compartment fire may occur while driving or parked, increasing the risk of injury. Ford has not identified a cause for the fires.
Ford began notifying owners of the safety risk via mail on May 23, 2022. A second letter will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 866-436-7332 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more,
The remedy is still under development. Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures until the remedy is performed.
Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.
Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.