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2016 Ford F-150 recall 20S08

Ford Recall 20S08: Damage To Block Heater Cable May Cause Fire

2016 Ford F-150

A damaged cable could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring, increasing the risk of a fire.

Equipment — Electrical
Engine

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2016 F-150 pick-up trucks equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines and block immersion heaters that were potentially relocated from their originally installed location. The incorrect location could put the heater too close to hot engine components, possibly resulting in a damaged cable.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the block heater's location and its cable, replacing components as necessary, free of charge. If the replacement parts are not available, dealers will disable the existing block heater cable from being used until parts become available. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S08.
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Date Announced
FEB 21, 2020
Vehicles Affected
13,854
Ford Recall #
20S08
NHTSA Campaign #
20V098000
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