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Last week (07/07/2022) my MKC caught fire, in the middle of the night, while parked in the garage. I haven't had any recent work done and it has been running just fine prior. Out of the blue, at 3am in the morning, a fire started under the hood of the vehicle. Luckily, our fire alarm at home woke everyone up and the sprinkler system was able to contain the fire under the hood until the fire department arrived. I've found a recall for this year, make, and model stating that engine block design makes the vehicles susceptible to overheating when parked increasing the risk of an under-hood fire. However, Ford has said that the VIN for my vehicle was not included in that recall. I have since found at least 3 other cases where a 2016 MKC caught fire while parked. Yet, Ford refuses to take responsibility and has no interest in investigating the cause of the fire.
 

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Does yours have an engine block heater and if so was it being used? My '18 F-150 has a factory-equipped block heater and there's a recall for it catching fire.
 

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Last week (07/07/2022) my MKC caught fire, in the middle of the night, while parked in the garage. I haven't had any recent work done and it has been running just fine prior. Out of the blue, at 3am in the morning, a fire started under the hood of the vehicle. Luckily, our fire alarm at home woke everyone up and the sprinkler system was able to contain the fire under the hood until the fire department arrived. I've found a recall for this year, make, and model stating that engine block design makes the vehicles susceptible to overheating when parked increasing the risk of an under-hood fire. However, Ford has said that the VIN for my vehicle was not included in that recall. I have since found at least 3 other cases where a 2016 MKC caught fire while parked. Yet, Ford refuses to take responsibility and has no interest in investigating the cause of the fire.
My 2016 MKC also spontaneously caught on fire in the front of my garage. I hadn’t driven it for over 24 hours and luckily my father was outside in the garden when he saw smoke coming from under the vechilea hood, within minutes the hood was engulfed with flames and the fire department came and conducted a investigation and determined the fire started in the engine. My car was not covered by the recall either, I missed the end date my 3 months. My car was made in March 2016 and the recall ended in January 2016. I have found several forums, including the NHTSA website with several complaints with this car and engine fires, specifically spontaneous engine fires, which is a SIGNIFICANT SAFETY ISSUE, One that Ford Motor Company is aware of, but they are trying to keep it quiet!!!! My vechile has been sitting at an Autoshop, recommended by CarMax for over a year, awaiting a damn diagnostic so I can continue with my MaxCare Extended Warranty Claim and also to Sumbit it to Ford Corporation.
 

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File the car fire with NHTSA. if there are enough complaints they will expand the dates or start a new investigation
 
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