Ford has once again expanded a door handle recall, this time affecting 2.3 million vehicles.
It's likely NHTSA asked Ford to expand the recall because all affected vehicles weren't included in the August recall. That recall was for only certain areas of the country which Ford said had higher ambient temperatures. Vehicles outside those specific areas weren't included in the recall, but Ford said they could be included in a "customer satisfaction program.
**Ford's pawl spring issues have had their doors blown wide open. Yes, I went there.
Ford says a recall of 830,000 vehicles in North America is needed to fix doors that may open while driving, but only if those vehicles are in certain areas.
The brake hydraulic control units need to be replaced in about 600 Transit Connect vans.
Ford says the faulty control units can cause problems with electronic stability control, roll stability control, anti-lock braking, emergency brake assist, curve control, trailer sway control and traction control.