Ford Motor Company mentioned Thursday it was recalling 39,000 SUVs
after studies of 16 fires, and has suggested house owners to park their
automobiles outdoor and away from buildings till a repair is
studies on the subject of Reuters.
The recall, which covers some 2021 mannequin yr Ford Expedition
and Lincoln Navigator automobiles, was prompted as an engine
compartment fireplace might happen whereas the automotive is parked or being
pushed, even with the ignition off, the No. 2 U.S. automaker
There was one damage however no accidents associated to the fires, it
mentioned, and 14 of the 16 affected automobiles have been owned by rental automotive
A treatment was nonetheless beneath growth and Ford was working to
set up the trigger.
This yr, Ford has issued 30 recollects within the United States
masking 3.5 million automobiles, essentially the most of any automaker.
Ford this week issued two different recollects, together with 310,000 2016
Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 vehicles as a result of mud could
accumulate within the steering wheel clock spring, inflicting an
electrical disconnection, leading to driver air baggage not
deploying as supposed. Owners may have their automobiles’ steering
wheel clock springs changed. Ford has no studies of accidents.
Ford can also be updating the software program in 464 2021 Mustang Mach-E
automobiles with all-wheel drive as a result of a powertrain management module
could fail to detect a software program error, leading to unintended