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Ford Recalls 202K F-150 Pickups, Explorers

Second time in last two months for truck recall.

by on Dec.04, 2017

Ford recalled more than 200,000 2016 Ford F-150s and Explorers due to a problem with the front seats.

Ford Motor Co.’s F-Series pickup trucks may be the best-selling vehicles in America for nearly four decades, but they’re also creeping up a title the company may not want: most recalled vehicles.

The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker recalled more than 202,000 F-150s and Explorers for an issue with a front seat adjuster. The recall affects 2016 model year trucks with power front seats.

Safety News!

A bolt on the seat adjuster may come loose or fall out, according to the company. If the front seat cushion is missing the upper left pivot bolt, it could move more in a collision, potentially increasing the chance of injury.  (more…)

Ford Recalling 52,000 F-250s Due to Rollaway Problem

Truck owners recommended to use parking brake in addition to putting truck in park.

by on Apr.03, 2017

Ford's F-Series truck was the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. in 2016 – the 35th year in a row.

Ford Motor Co. is issuing its second large recall in a week with its action on about 52,000 2017 F-250 trucks that may move while in park.

The automaker advises owners of trucks with the 6.2-liter models of the truck built at the Louisville, Kentucky plant from October 2015 until March 30, 2017, to use the vehicle’s parking brake in addition to putting it in park.

Recall News!

“A damaged park rod actuating plate might not achieve mechanical park within the automatic transmission after the driver moves the shift lever to park,” Ford said in a statement. (more…)

Ford Recalling 285,000 Vehicles

Automaker issues action for transmission, suspension and airbag problems.

by on Apr.27, 2016

Ford's Police Interceptor Utility is part of a recall of SUVs due to suspension issues.

Ford is recalling more than 280,000 sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks due to suspension and transmission issues.

The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker will recall 201,900 pickups due to a flaw in the transmission. A faulty speed sensor can cause it to downshift into first gear at the wrong time, potentially causing the driver to lose control or affect the vehicles around it.

Recall News!

Thus far, the automaker is aware of three accidents that have occurred due to the sensor on transmission model6R80. It is found on 2011-12 Ford F-150, 2012 Expedition and Mustangs built in Michigan from Aug. 19, 2011 through Feb. 12, 2012. (more…)