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2012 Lincoln Navigator recall 16S19

Lincoln Recall 16S19: Unexpected Transmission Downshift

2012 Lincoln Navigator

An unexpected downshift into first gear can cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly without warning and the rear tires may slide or lock, increasing the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Automatic Transmission

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford F-150 trucks, 2012 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, and Ford Mustang vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that may unexpectedly downshift to first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software, free of charge. The recall began on September 19, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S19.
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Date Announced
APR 27, 2016
Vehicles Affected
153,581
Lincoln Recall #
16S19
NHTSA Campaign #
16V248000
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