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10Aug
ford_msFord recalls Edge, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ for transmission gremlins

Ford recalls Edge, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ for transmission gremlins

 Gears of Biz -August 10, 2017

Ford recalls Edge, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ for transmission gremlins

Approximately 6,000 vehicles are affected in North America.
It’s never a great time when your gas pedal stops providing forward motion. That’s the reason behind Ford’s latest recall.
Ford issued a recall for 5,914 examples of the 2017 Ford Edge, 2017 Ford Fusion and 2017 Lincoln MKZ. The Edges have build dates between April 25 and June 20, 2017. The Fusions have build dates between May 4 and June 15, 2017, and the MKZs have build dates between May 4 and June 19, 2017…

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28Jul
ford_msFord to repair U.S. police vehicles after carbon monoxide concerns

Ford to repair U.S. police vehicles after carbon monoxide concerns

Reuters – July 28, 2017

Ford to repair U.S. police vehicles after carbon monoxide concerns

Ford Motor Co said Friday it will pay to repair police versions of its Ford Explorer SUVs to correct possible carbon monoxide leaks that may be linked to crashes and injuries after U.S. regulators escalated an investigation into 1.33 million vehicles.
Ford said it will cover the costs of specific repairs in every Police Interceptor Explorer SUVs that may be tied to after-market installation of police equipment. The company said the modifications may have left holes in the underbody of the vehicles.
“If the holes are not properly sealed, it creates an opening where exhaust could enter the cabin,” Ford said in a statement…

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26Jul
ford_msFord recalls more than 100,000 vehicles over bolt issue

Ford recalls more than 100,000 vehicles over bolt issue

Sacramento Bee – July 26, 2017

Ford recalls more than 100,000 vehicles over bolt issue

Do you drive a 2014 or 2015 Ford? If so, your ride may be subject to a recall.
The Associated Press reports that the U.S. automaker has issued a recall on about 117,000 vehicles. At issue are bolts that could fracture. They can be found in the seat, seat belt or buckle.
There are four vehicles involved in the recall:
▪ F-Series pickups, 2014 edition.
▪ E-Series vans, 2014.
▪ Escape SUVs, 2014 and 2015.
▪ Lincoln MKC SUVs, 2015…

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24Jul
ford_msFord recalls model year 2017 Lincoln MKZs and Ford Edges & Fusions

Ford recalls model year 2017 Lincoln MKZs and Ford Edges & Fusions

Consumer Affairs – July 24, 2017

Ford recalls model year 2017 Lincoln MKZs and Ford Edges & Fusions

Ford Motor Company is recalling 5,215 model year 2017 Lincoln MKZs and Ford Edges & Fusions.
On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.
If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash…

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20Jul
ford_msFord expands recall of 2015-2017 Ford F-Series pickups over door latch issue

Ford expands recall of 2015-2017 Ford F-Series pickups over door latch issue

Car Connection – July 20, 2017

Ford expands recall of 2015-2017 Ford F-Series pickups over door latch issue

Back in May, Ford recalled select Ford F-150, F-250, and F-550 vehicles from the 2017 model year to fix a problem caused by certain aftermarket door handle covers sold by Ford dealers. All told, that recall affected 551 vehicles, 247 of which were registered in the U.S.
This morning, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published the official version of that recall, which adds new models to the repair list and dramatically boosts the number of trucks affected…

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11Jul
ford_msFord Recalls 6,000 Vehicles For Poorly Welded Studs

Ford Recalls 6,000 Vehicles For Poorly Welded Studs

CBS Detroit – July 11, 2017

 

Ford Recalls 6,000 Vehicles For Poorly Welded Studs

Ford Motor Co. is calling some newer cars and a crossover vehicle due to a potential safety issue.
Included in the recall announced Tuesday are the 2017 model Ford Edge, 2017 Ford Fusion and 2017 Lincoln MKZ with the 2.0 liter engine and the 6F-35 transmissions built between April and mid June of this year.
The company says about 6,000 of these cars sold in North America may have torque converters with inadequately welded studs. If the studs detach, the torque converter would uncouple from the engine flexplate, resulting in an unexpected loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash. The power steering, power brakes, electrical function and vehicle restraint systems will continue to operate, the company said, and the transmission park function will not be affected…

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28Jun
ford_msFord recalls more than 400,000 vehicles for safety and compliance issues

Ford recalls more than 400,000 vehicles for safety and compliance issues

CNBC News – June 28, 2017

Ford recalls more than 400,000 vehicles for safety and compliance issues

Ford on Wednesday issued one safety recall and two safety compliance recalls in North America.

The safety recall will impact approximately 400,000 2015-17 Ford Transit van or bus vehicles, the car manufacturer said. No accidents or injuries have been associated with these vehicles, Ford added.

“In the affected vehicles, continuing to operate a vehicle with a cracked flexible coupling may cause separation of the driveshaft, resulting in a loss of motive power while driving or unintended vehicle movement in park without the parking brake applied,” Ford said…

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24May
ford_msFord Recalls Nearly 3K SUVs, Trucks in North America

Ford Recalls Nearly 3K SUVs, Trucks in North America

AutoGuide.com – May 24, 2017


Ford Recalls Nearly 3K SUVs, Trucks in North America

The first recall affects 2,418 vehicles in North America, with 2,195 in the U.S., nine in federalized territories, 39 in Mexico and 175 in Canada. Affected vehicles include the 2017 Ford F-150, Ford Explorer and Ford Super Duty, all of which could have an inadequate weld between the driver seat and the manually operated seat back recliner mechanism. Ford says in the affected vehicles, a driver seat back frame that has been improperly welded may fail to comply with certain federal motor vehicle safety standards, and may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of an injury…

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18Apr
ford_msFord recalls Edge vehicles with optional Panoramic Vista Roof

Ford recalls Edge vehicles with optional Panoramic Vista Roof

Consumer Affairs – April 18, 2017


Ford recalls Edge vehicles with optional Panoramic Vista Roof

Ford Motor Company is recalling 84 model year 2017 Edge vehicles equipped with the optional Panoramic Vista Roof.

The vehicles may have an improperly welded windshield header, reducing the vehicle’s lateral structural integrity.

As such, they vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

If the vehicle has reduced lateral structural integrity, the occupants are at an increased risk of injury in the event of a side-impact crash…

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