Ford Remembers 1.2 Million Vehicles
Ford is remembering 1.2 million sport usefulness vehicles in the US over postponement subjects that the car huge said could affect steering.
The remember, which is estimated to cost $180m (£140m), disturbs Ford Explorers made in the US firm’s Chicago plant between 2010 and 2017.
Ford said one customer had informed beating a kerb when part of the the rear suspension fractured.
The company said it was not conscious of any damages caused by the problem.
Ford said vehicles that were showing to “frequent full rear suspension enunciation” might “knowledge a fractured rear suspension toe link”.
“A fracture of a rear toe link meaningfully reduces steering control, increasing the danger of a crash,” it added and when one customer’s toe link broke they informed beating the kerb.
In addition the 1.2 million vehicles in the US, about 28,000 vehicles in Canada were pretentious and one in Mexico.
Ford dealers will eliminate and change left and right and rear suspension toe links and align the rear suspension.
Separately Ford said it was remembering about 123,000 F-150 vehicles because of a transmission calibration issue. However, it said it was not aware of any news of accident or damage related to the issue.
In addition, in Canada it has remembered 12,000 2010-17 Ford Taurus, 2009-17, Ford Flex, 2009-15 Lincoln MKS and 2010-17 Lincoln MKT vehicles, because of a rear suspension toe link fracture.
The company said it was alert of one report of a “crash with minor damages related to this situation”.
In 2014 Ford remembered 1.1 million Travelers the damage of Vehicles in North America because they are suffered a loss of power steering.