Safety Recall 22S33 | Insufficient Welds in High Voltage Battery | 2020 Escape and 2021 Lincoln Corsair

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A loss of drive power increases the risk of a crash.

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V331000
  • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
  • Potential Number of Units Affected 27


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Escape and 2021 Lincoln Corsair vehicles equipped with 2.5L hybrid powertrains. Insufficient welds inside the high voltage battery may fail, resulting in a loss of drive power.


Dealers will replace the high voltage battery, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters notifying owners of the safety risk were mailed on July 12, 2022. Owner notification letters were mailed August 8, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S33.


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

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