Ford recalls 380,000 vehicles

Ford Motor Co. claimed Wednesday it is releasing 6 recalls covering greater than 380,000 motor vehicles. It concerns a brand-new recall of 342,000 older Windstar minivans that formerly had actually been recalled.

The most recent Windstar recall consists of as 1998-2003 designs. Dealerships will certainly check the back axles of the minivans making certain the solutions were made properly.

If corrosion and also tension triggered the axle to crack, the initial recall of the minivans included replacement of an encouragement brace on the back axle that would certainly maintain everythings under control.

“A brace inaccurately set up might restrict the performance of that recall repair work,” the business claimed, including that it has records of a handful of accidents associated with the concern however no injuries.

Proprietors whose cars had actually the brace set up improperly will have the back axle changed. Clients will certainly obtain a $300 motivation to change their back axle at a minimized price if the brace was properly mounted. The deal benefits one year with endless mileage.

The various other remembers such as:

Ford claims that chicken passing a big, very reflective vehicle, the flexible trip control radar in some of these cars might inaccurately determine the vehicle as being in the F-150 street of traveling when it is not. Ford claimed it has one record of a collision associated to the concern.

■ 70 2001-2008 Ford Escapes as well as Mercury Mariners with a remanufactured transmissions. Ford is not conscious of any kind of injuries or crashes connected with this concern.

■ 250 2015 Ford Taurus and also Lincoln MKS automobiles, and also 2016 Ford Explorers for prospective energy container add-on screw problem. As an outcome, the energy storage tank bands could possibly damage, creating the energy storage tank to come loosened as well as trigger a gas leakage or fire.

■ 1,500 2016 Ford F-53 and also F-59 removed body motor vehicles for a prospective change control brace problems. The change control brace may not have actually been made correctly, so the motor vehicle may be able to be moved right into opposite without using the brakes.Dealers will certainly change the brace.

■ 700 2016 Ford Fusion and also Lincoln MKZ automobiles for an energy container concern. The energy container may not have actually been made effectively as well as might fracture in a collision, which would certainly go against a UNITED STATE safety and security specification. Suppliers will certainly change the storage tank.

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