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Look who’s back in the news – Takata airbag inflators, the long-running nemesis of peace and joy, will need to be replaced in 953,000 Ford vehicles.
Ford dealers will replace the passenger frontal airbag inflators or modules, but the autom … continue reading
Of all the things that can start a fire in your truck, I’m guessing you were never really worried about the seat belts.
Well, guess what?
Following a lengthy investigation into the seat belt pretensioner system in the 2015-2018 F-150, Ford … continue reading
Ford has reluctantly settled a class-action lawsuit for using defective Takata airbags.
Although agreeing to settle the case without the court deciding right or wrong, Ford continues to deny all liability and wrongdoing concerning the vehi … continue reading
You know what feels like a long time ago? The first Takata inflator recall in May of 2013. That’s back when we were young and optimistic that the issue would be resolved quickly.
Now I can hardly remember what it feels like to have hope at … continue reading
Like it or not, Ford is going to need to recall nearly 3 million vehicles with Takata airbags. Back in July, Ford filed a petition to delay the recalls so they could investigate the matter further.
“NHTSA says the request for ad … 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
Two words that I'm tired of typing and you're sick of hearing about. Yet here we are with another recall of 816,000 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles that have ticking time-bombs for airbags. Some vehicles are being recalle … 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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The 2015-2016 Ford Transit has a measurable problem:
"Ford says 38,000 [Transit] low-roof vans have side-curtain airbags that are positioned incorrectly, possibly on both sides of the van."
Assembly line workers in Ford plants w … continue reading
Your truck might be involved in one the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history.
Ford announced they are recalling 391,000 Ranger trucks in the USA and Canada with Takata inflators.
You've probably heard about Takata by now … continue reading
Earlier this year Ford issued a regional recall for vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in areas of high humidity.
The thought was humidity is to blame for the inflators failing under pressure, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi … continue reading
Ford is issuing a recall for 59,000 Takata airbag inflators.
Ford named the affected vehicles as the 2005-2007 Mustang, 2005-2006 GT, and 2004 Ranger vehicles
What – Inflators are controlled exposions that deploy the airbags in the event … continue reading