Ford Recalls Vehicles over Under-Hood Fire Risk

Ford recalls more than 100,000 Mavericks, Escapes, and Corsairs over fire risk

Engine failure could cause an under-hood fire, even when those vehicles are parked and turned off.

Ford in earlier recall of Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs, saying owners should park them outside and far from structures

The Ford said it's gotten 21 reports of under-hood fires, including 5 since the earlier recall.

Company said it's identified the source of the problem with the Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators.

Company said it's identified the source of the problem with the Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators.

The problem has been fixed in production, but the recalled vehicles could have it. ON LAST SLIDE

The recall doesn’t address the engine failures. Ford said that engine failures are rare with 0.17 repairs per 1,000 vehicles.