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An investigation is being opened into why electric tailgates are opening on their own in 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks.
The F-250 and F-350 trucks are equipped with electronic tailgates that can be opened with the key fobs, but five owners f … continue reading
2012–13 Ford Focus owners made enough noise about their unreliable doors to spark an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) back in January.
The owners were tired of their doors flying open while driving … continue reading
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 o … continue reading
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 th … continue reading
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
"A Ford Focus door latch lawsuit might be forthcoming as attorneys investigate failures of the door latches that allow the doors to open while driving. The legal investigation includes the 2012-2013 Ford Focus, the same model currentl … continue reading
2015 was a terrible year for Ford door latches. 2016 isn't starting off any better.
"Ford Focus door latch problems are under investigation by the government, an investigation that could possibly lead to a recall of 400,000 Ford Focus … continue reading
The pawl spring problem continues to grow, as Ford has announced an expansion of their previous door latch recall.
"That recall is now expanded by 156,000 cars bringing the total to almost 546,000 cars recalled for door latch problems … continue reading
The expanded investigation found issues with the pawl spring tabs, which can break and allow the doors to open while driving. … continue reading
Add the 2013 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ to the list of vehicles being investigated for door latch issues.
"Complaints have kept pouring in since the original investigation was opened, and now the government says 207 reports have been file … continue reading
Ford is recalling 205,000 vehicles to repair the door handle springs, which can move out of position and allow the door to fly open in a side-impact crash. That's ... not ideal.
"The recall involves the 2010-2013 Ford Taurus, Lincoln … continue reading
The feds have opened a "preliminary investigation" into 6th-generation Fiesta door latch concerns.
"The government says it's received 61 complaints about doors that won't latch in the 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta. Some Fiesta owner … continue reading