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  NHTSA Recall 18V894000

NHTSA Campaign Id 18V894000; Date: Dec. 18, 2018

when the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2015 Ford F-150 2016 Ford F-150 2017 Ford F-150 2018 Ford F-150 2019 Ford F-150 2017 Ford F-250 2018 Ford F-250 2019 Ford F-250 2017 Ford F-350 2018 Ford F-350 2019 Ford F-350 2017 Ford F-450 2018 Ford F-450 2019 Ford F-450 2017 Ford F-550 2018 Ford F-550 2019 Ford F-550

Component: Engine

Manufactured by: Ford Motor Company

Affected Units:: 410,289

icon3 Recall Summary:

ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 ford f-150 and 2017-2019 ford f-250 super duty, f-350 super duty, f-450 super duty, and f-550 super duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

icon2 How to Fix:

ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin january 7, 2019. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18s45.

icon4 Recall 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.

Also see:

All recalls of Ford vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.