Little Known Bracket Recalled For Causing Big Time Problems in 16,000 Ford Vehicles

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Ford is recalling a problem that can cause a sudden loss of power while driving or an unexpected rollaway while parking. Neither of these things are ideal. The issue revolves around excess vibration that can prematurely snap a link shaft bracket somewhere in the powertrain. I'm guessing the transmission? Maybe the flux capacitor? Who can say for sure.

Wherever it is the problem affects nearly 16,000 vehicles:

It sounds like Ford is planning on swapping out the brackets even if they don't show any wear. It's a rare instance of an automaker being proactive instead of reactive. Embrace this moment.

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