Ford announced recently that there were safety issues with the following vehicles, you can find details of these recalls below.
Select 2020 Ford Expedition and 2020 Lincoln Navigator vehicles
Vehicles that are affected include those equipped with non-functioning pre-collision assist features – Forward Collision Warning, Dynamic Brake Support and Automatic Emergency Braking. The system may fail to send a notification to a driver that the system is inoperative. Since the system is designed to warn the driver of a potential front end collision, there could be great danger if a driver is dependent upon the system.
This condition affects Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with the standard camera-only Pre-Collision Assist system and includes 25,081 vehicles in the US. Ford has advised they know of no injuries or accidents related to this issue.
Vehicles models included in this recall:
- 2020 Ford Expedition vehicles built April 16, 2019, to March 20, 2020
- 2020 Lincoln Navigator vehicles built July 15, 2019, to March 19, 2020
The reference number for this recall is 20S20.
The problem: Incorrect software programming in the modules that control the camera-only version of the Pre-Collision Assist System.
The fix: Dealerships will reprogram body control module, antilock braking system, instrument panel cluster, and headlamp control modules. The tire pressure monitor system will need to be reset as well. There is no charge for this service.
Check to see whether your vehicle has an open recall: NHTSA’s website will tell you whether your vehicle has any open recalls that need to be addressed, you can enter in your car’s 17 digit vehicle identification number (VIN) into the recall finder. If your vehicle comes up and there are no recalls, remember to check back periodically to confirm nothing new had been added.
If you need help with a defective newer model Ford or Lincoln that has been giving you problems, contact our Georgia Lemon Law Attorneys at 404-315-0036 today for a free case review.