2017-2019 Lincoln Continental: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 27,000 model-year 2017-19 Lincoln Continental sedans

The Problem: The door latch motor may function only intermittently due to the buildup of silicon contamination, preventing the door latch from fully engaging and increasing the potential for the door to open while driving, increasing the risk of injury.

Lincoln manufacturer Ford said it is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries resulting from this condition.

The Fix: Dealers will remove and replace the door latch assemblies in all four doors for free.

What Owners Should Do: Ford did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 866-436-7332, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

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