MyFord Touch Complaints
Ford's customer satisfaction has been in steady decline since 2010. MyFord Touch was also released in 2010. This is not a coincidence. The system was Ford's attempt at an all-in-one, in-dash communication and entertainment system. What owne…Continue reading article "MyFord Touch Complaints"
Why Do Keys Get Stuck in the Ford Focus Ignition?
From 2000 to 2003, the Focus has a serious problem where the key won't turn or can't be removed from the ignition. The problems is covered under the standard manufacturer warranty, but the problem typically happens later on.Continue reading article "Why Do Keys Get Stuck in the Ford Focus Ignition?"
Where Interior Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- key won't turn in the ignition in the 2003 Focus
- gear shift lever fell off in the 2002 Explorer
- key won't turn in the ignition in the 2000 Focus
- O/D light is flashing in the 2004 Explorer
- key won't turn in the ignition in the 2001 Focus
- supports for sun visors cracked in the 2004 Explorer
- key won't turn in the ignition in the 2004 Focus
Technical problems in over 4,300 Ford and Lincoln vehicles mean the panel cluster might be blank when the vehicle starts up.
The affected models are all from the 2019 model year and include the Ford Mustang, Lincoln Navigator, and Lincoln Nautilus. Ford says they will update the panel cluster’s software.
The automaker’s ongoing technical problems remind me of another type of cluster.keep reading article "Blank Instrument Clusters Being Recalled in the Navigator and Nautilus"
Ford is recalling a small number of 2019 EcoSports because an insufficient weld may reduce the strength of the front seats in a crash.
The automaker says
the bad weld is between the A-bracket on the front seatback and the side member.
The seats will be replaced.keep reading article "2019 EcoSport Front Seats May Not Be Strong Enough in Crash"
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 recall is expected to start on August 15th, 2016.keep reading article "F-150 and Explorer Seat Backs Could Pop Off in a Crash"
Ford is also recalling 49,000 vehicles because the seat backs might have faulty welds where the recliner mechanism attaches to the seat frame.
The concern here is the seats won't hold in a crash. The recall affects the 2013-14 Ford Escape, [C-Max], and [Fusion]. The issue also affects the Lincoln MKZ.
There is no scheduled date for the recall to begin, but owners should be on the lookout for a notification soon from Ford.keep reading article "Bad Seat Welds for the Escape, C-Max, and Fusion"