Ford issues three new safety recalls worldwide. First recall is for 88,151 vehicles for replacement of fuel pump control modules. Second recall involves 2,472 vehicles to replace fuel injection pumps. Ford issues third safety compliance recall for 23,150 vehicles to update power window software.
Ford is going to recall more than 88,000 of its late model vehicles over the issue of stalling. All of these vehicles are being recalled from North America.
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The recall is made for Ford Flex, Taurus and Police Interceptor Sedans. Other than that Lincoln MKS and MKT vehicles will be included in these recalls which were released from 2013 to 2015.
According to the complaints registered to Ford and NHSTA the fuel pump module of these cars might fail. Due to this failure of fuel pump, the engine might not get its fuel which can lead on to stopping of the vehicle. Along with that the fuel pump can stop working when the car is being driven too.
Thus the engine can get its fuel supply blocked due to the failure as well. This fuel failure can lead to engine failure and the drivers might not be able to start it as well. This kind of problem can be really dangerous as it can lead to various accidents on road.
Ford will personally notify the customers of this recall in an official mail. The customers of the affected vehicles will be encouraged to bring their cars to the dealer.
The dealers will later on change the fuel pump modules in these cars. All the new parts will be provided free of cost and they won’t be charged for the process too.
The recall will be made for 88,151 vehicles. Out of these will be 77,502 vehicles that are from U.S. A similar kind of recall by Ford was made for Transit a few months back as well. These were recalled due to the failure of diesel injection pumps in the vehicles.
Second Ford safety recall is for 2,472 2015-16 Ford Transit 3.2-liter diesel-equipped vehicles built at Kansas City Assembly Plant, July 15, 2015 to April 14, 2016.
Ford will replace fuel injection pumps in these vehicles out of which 2,013 are in the United States and federalized territories while 457 are in Canada.
Third Ford safety compliance recall is for approximately 23,150 2017 Ford Escape vehicles built at Louisville Assembly Plant, Oct. 5, 2015 to May 12, 2016.
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Ford will update power window software in the affected vehicles as the power window system configuration may exceed the regulatory requirement for remote actuation closing force, increasing the risk of injury. Affected vehicles include 17,985 in the United States and federalized territories, and 5,157 in Canada.