Ford Issues Three Safety Recalls In North America

Posted: Apr 1 2016, 12:36pm CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

 
Ford Issues Three Safety Recalls in North America
  • Ford issues safety recalls in North America

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The company recalls affected Medium-Duty Trucks, Transit, Explorer and Lincoln MKC to adjust safety issues in North America.

Ford issued a safety recall for 2015-2016 low-roof Transit vans to inspect and adjust side-curtain airbags. According to Ford, the side-curtain airbags are positioned incorrectly in some of the vehicles.

The side-curtain airbags are positioned incorrectly on one or both sides of the vehicle. The company issued safety recalls because it may influence the performance of the side-curtain airbags and can increase the risk of injury in a crash.

The numbers of recalled vehicles are approximately 38,000 according to the sources. Ford noted that no injury or accident has been observed related to this issue.

Ford also issued a safety recall for 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles and the 2016 Ford Explorer. The company decided to remove old designed heaters and replace them with an updated design.

Ford recalled 5,500 vehicles related to this issue. These vehicles are at a high risk of catching fire because of the engine block design.

The block heater installed in these vehicles causes overheating when the vehicle is parked. The company didn’t receive any complaint of injury or accident related to this issue. However, Ford is aware of two reports of car fires in Canada.

The 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles are the affected automobiles, said the Ford spokesperson. 2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles were built at Louisville Assembly Plant while certain 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles were built at Chicago Assembly Plant.

There are 3,129 Lincoln MKC vehicles affected by the issue. In addition, 2,407 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles are affected by the issue. Ford recalled approximately 5,500 vehicles related to this issue.

Additionally, Ford has recalled approximately 4,800 Ford vehicles to replace the parking brake cable connector clips. The company recalled Ford F-650 and F-750. The spokesperson at Ford he is not aware of any accidents, injuries or fires related to this condition.

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