NHTSA isn’t too happy with Ford’s response to the carbon monoxide problem. Welcome to the club.
Ford tested 4 Explorers, some that had been repaired using the steps recommended in TSBs, and didn’t find a problem:
“Ford says all these CO le … continue reading
Ford has been sued for switching to a 2-piece lug nut design that features an aluminum cap. When exposed to the elements, the cap swells in the heat, cracks and delaminates, and corrodes from moisture.
This leaves owners and lessees who ge … continue reading
There’s a new Explorer carbon monoxide lawsuit in town, and this one is expanding the size of the problem.
“[Plaintiff Mary] Boatner says that on July 6 she drove the Explorer from Alabama to Michigan and noticed a strong chemical odor. Ms … continue reading
“Ford Explorer Police Interceptor carbon monoxide problems have led to three police officers suing the automaker after they allegedly crashed their patrol vehicles.
One of the officers is from Austin. The other suffered a dangerous crash … continue reading
Takata says there are 2.7 million Ford and Nissan vehicles that should be recalled because they contain dangerous airbags. Given their propensity to explode in people's faces, it seems only logical to follow that advice.
Nissan’s on board, … continue reading
“Ford Police Interceptor carbon monoxide leaks will be repaired by Ford in a special program created for Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, including sedans and Explorer SUVs.
Hey, look who showed up! Nice of Ford to finally join t … continue reading
“A NHTSA Ford Explorer exhaust manifold investigation has been upgraded and expanded to include more than 1.3 million model year 2011-2017 Ford Explorer consumer SUVs and Police Interceptors.
I’m not sure what the National Highway Traffic … continue reading
“A Texas police department has yanked 60 Ford Explorer police vehicles off the streets after carbon monoxide detectors activated in all 60 SUVs.”
This is the same department that installed CO detectors across its fleet a few months ago. I … continue reading
“In April 2017, [an] officer was driving in Henderson, Louisiana, when she passed out and the Ford Explorer police SUV flipped over. Local media reports say the officer was taken to a hospital and tests confirmed she suffered from carbon m … continue reading
A lawsuit concerning Ford Explorer exhaust leaks has been dropped in Illinois.
“A Ford Explorer exhaust leak lawsuit is over as a federal judge granted the wishes of Ford to dismiss the proposed class-action lawsuit.
“The lawsuit never m … continue reading