Less than a week after Ford issued a recall for 231,000 vehicles due to a coolant problem that has led to engine fires, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced its reviewing the action because the proposed repair may not be a viable solution to the problem.
“The agency will take appropriate action as necessary,” an agency spokeswoman told The Associated Press in a statement.
On March 29, Ford announced it was recalling vehicles equipped with 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder engines, which pose a potential fire hazard. If the coolant runs low, the engine may overheat. When that happens, the engine block can crack. (more…)