2013-2016 Ford, Lincoln PCV Issue

2016 Ford Escape

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2013 Ford Edge
  • 2014 Ford Edge
  • 2013 Ford Focus
  • 2014 Ford Focus
  • 2013 Ford Explorer
  • 2014 Ford Explorer
  • 2015 Ford Explorer
  • 2013 Ford Escape
  • 2014 Ford Escape
  • 2015 Ford Escape
  • 2016 Ford Escape
  • 2013 Ford Fusion
  • 2014 Ford Fusion
  • 2015 Ford Fusion
  • 2016 Ford Fusion
  • 2013 Lincoln MKZ
  • 2014 Lincoln MKZ
  • 2015 Lincoln MKZ
  • 2016 Lincoln MKZ
  • 2013 Lincoln MKC
  • 2014 Lincoln MKC
  • 2015 Lincoln MKC
  • 2016 Lincoln MKC

The problem: Vehicles with Ford's 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine may exhibit fuel odor originating from the positive crankcase ventilation hose. This condition may be due to faulty hose assembly.

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace the PCV hose assembly.

Warranty info: This service bulletin is being performed free of charge under the Ford/Lincoln new-car, extended or federal emissions warranty, whichever applies.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle's identification number to determine if it's involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Ford at 800-241-3673, Lincoln at 800-521-4140 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 16-0002.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor's note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker's website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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