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.
So much for the "solar loading" defense.keep reading article "Goodbye Regional, Hello Nationwide Recall of Ford Door Handles"
Ford is having a problem keeping its vehicle's doors closed, prompting another massive recall.
If they keep it up, they might have trouble keeping their doors open too. Ford says about 830,000 vehicles in North America need fixes to stop the doors from popping open while driving. This isn't the automaker's first time dealing with this problem. In 2015 they recalled nearly 550,000 vehicles for a similar issue.
Unlike the previous recall, however, this one will only take place in what Ford is calling areas of "higher ambient temperature."…keep reading article "A Recall to Keep Doors Closed While Driving"
d's pawl spring issues have had their doors blown wide open. Yes, I went there.keep reading article "Regional Recall For Another 830,000 Vehicles with Busted Pawl Springs"
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.
Well, doesn't that sound fun.
In the most Ford move ever, Ford announced it doesn't know when the recall will begin.keep reading article "Faulty Control Units May Send 600 Transit Connect Vans Into a Tailspin"