Almost 202,000 Ford vehicles recalled concerning transmission issue

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Because the automatic transmissions can unexpectedly downshift to first gear, Ford is recalling almost 202,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars in North America.

The company likewise stated Wednesday that it’s recalling more than 81,000 Explorer SUVs to repair a rear suspension issue.

The transmission recall is consisted of the 2011 and 2012 F-150 and the 2012 Expendition, Lincoln Navigator and Mustang. Ford asserted that a software application problem in a speed sensing unit can compel the cars into a downshift. The problem has triggered 3 crashes, however no injuries.

Dealers will check the sensors. They’ll upgrade software application if they discover no problem codes. If trouble codes exist they’ll change the component that houses the speed sensor.

The Explorer recall includes SUVs and Police Interceptor models in the USA, Canada and Mexico from 2014 and 2015. Ford states the suspension links could fracture due to bad welds.

The company states in a declaration that the problem has caused one crash and an injury.

Dealers will change the left and right rear suspension toe links and line up the rear suspension at no charge to owners.

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