Ford Motor Company Recalls
Over the years, Ford Motor Company recalls many of their vehicles including the popular Ford Explorer, Ford Fusion, Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Ford F-150, Ford Edge, Ford Mustang and others. If you are an owner of any Ford cars, it is a must to know these recalls and check if your car is affected. You may contact your local Ford dealers and get these defect fixed for free.
2015 Ford Motor Company Recalls
On November 2015, Ford Motor Company announced a giant recall affecting almost 400,000 vehicles. The blue oval issues a safety recall for certain 2010-2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles in North America, Canada and Mexico for potential fuel tank issue. Some of these vehicles might have a malfunctioning canister purge valve that could cause a serious gas leaks. A fuel leak could lead to a fire. So far, there is no reported accidents related to this issue.
On Octorber 2015, Ford Motor Company recalls approximately 131,000 vehicles for fire risks. There are about 120,000 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs in states that use road salt for rush problems under the reinforcement brackets where the fuel tank is mounted to the vehicle. It could result in a fuel leak and cause fire even there is no accident involved. Besides, Ford Motor Company also recalls 1,900 2016 Ford Mustang in North America. The recall is due to some restraint car parts could have been damaged during shipping. Dealers will replace both front and rear seat belt for free for all 2016 Ford Mustang that are affected. So far, there is no any accidents related to the recalls made by Ford on October 2015.
On July 2015, Ford Motor Company announced an enormous recall affecting 433k Ford cars for engines that don’t shut off. This recall are for Ford Focus (Ford Focus Repair Manual), Ford C-Max and Ford Escape CUVs that built between April 2014 and June 2015 at the Michigan Assembly Plant. There is a problem with the body control module that can avoid the engine from shutting off, although the owner has removed the car key from the ignition. Ford has not aware of any accidents due to this defect.
On May 2015, Ford Motor Company announced a recall affecting 12,300 2015 Ford-F150 pickups. The upper I-shaft on these pickups may have been riveted improperly, which can cause it to separate and drivers may lose the steering control. This is extremely dangerous. 2015 Ford F-150 that built at Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant between March 21 and 25, as well as the Dearborn Truck Plant between March 21 and 30 are affected.
On April 2015, Ford recalled certain Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ for faulty door latches. This is the third recall Ford announced in 2015 related to door latch issue. This time, a total of 390,000 vehicles are affected. Popular Ford models such as Ford Fiesta built in between 2012 and 2014 are affected. There’s a broken pawl spring tab keeping the car doors from latching shut. Ford will inform owners who will need to have all latches replaced.
2014 Ford Motor Company Recalls
In 2014, the biggest recall announced by Ford Motor Company is the air bag issue. More than 500,000 Ford vehicles were recalled due to driver’s inflators supplied by Takata Corp in Japan. According to Ford’s official statement, the inflators can explode with too much force. A certain 2005 to 2008 Ford Mustangs and 2005 and 2006 GT sports cars were recalled. There’s one car accident involved a 2007 Ford Mustang in North Carolina from the problems.
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