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 … continue reading
MyFord Touch intended to bring sophisticated technological control to your vehicle’s center console. Emphasis on intended because the system is well-known for failures.
While a glitchy navigation system is an inconvenience, a proposed class … continue reading
Following 154 complaints and an ongoing lawsuit in Florida, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has decided to open an investigation into exhaust fumes entering 2011-2015 Ford Explorer SUVs.
“Typical complaints say e … continue reading
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 br … continue reading
The Ford Focus Electric has to be recalled because you might not be able to shift the thing into park.
"The automaker says the 2015-2016 Focus Electric cars have differential pinion shafts that can wear out and cause the shafts to fra … continue reading
Ford is bringing back some 2016 F-150s and Explorers because the driver's seat could pop off in a crash.
"The automaker says the seatback may not have been properly welded and could fail to hold the driver in a crash."
The recal … continue reading
It seems like everything in a car is controlled by an electronic control unit (ECU) these days. The average luxury car contains 100 million lines of code --- 14x more than a Boeing 787 --- and with that much software, there’s bound to be bu … continue reading
Recently three of the most popular sports cars underwent a series of IIHS crash tests. The 2016 Mustang performed admirably, but there was one area of concern.
The one test that gave the Mustang problems was the small overlap test where th … continue reading
Ford is recalling 1.9 million vehicles to replace dangerous Takata airbag inflators which have been known to explode.
The inflators that need to be replaced are in the passenger-side frontal airbags. See the full list of recalled vehicles.
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Master cylinder leaks are allowing brake fluid to leak into the brake boosters of nearly 271,000 F-150 trucks. That stops the boosting and --- not surprisingly --- your ability to come to safely come to a stop.
Ford says the problem only af … continue reading