Four new Ford recalls cover driveshafts, door hinges, fire risks
Ford said Wednesday that it would repair defects in more than 441,000 vehicles in North America through separate recalls, including a new recall to prevent engine fires and expansion of an ongoing campaign to fix doors that could swing open while the vehicle is in motion.
The recall also affects the 2014-15 Ford Fiesta ST, 2013-14 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Ford Transit Connect.
A lack of coolant circulation in some 230,000 vehicles with 1.6-liter GTDI engines can cause the engine to overheat, which can then cause the cylinder head to crack and leak oil. 29 reports of fires.
"Customers can continue to drive their vehicles, but should see their dealer if their vehicle exhibits a coolant leak, overheating or frequently needs coolant added". Ford has recalled almost 2.9 million cars for these faulty door latches since 2015. That recall covers the 2014 Fiesta and the 2013 and 2014 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ.
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When service kits are available, dealers will install a coolant level sensor with supporting hardware and software at no charge to the customer, Ford said.
About 208,584 of the affected vehicles are in the US and federalized territories, 21,854 are in Canada and 318 are in Mexico. Pawl spring tabs in the interior door-latch pulls can break, which means the door may not be secured even if it seems to be closed, the company said.
Finally, 548 units of the 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 are being recalled to replace the driveshaft. Thankfully, Ford hasn't received any reports of injuries related to this issue.
Ford isn't aware of any accidents or injuries in the three other recalls.
Affected vehicles may experience driveline vibration caused by a powertrain system resonance condition at speeds above 75 miles per hour.
Ford dealers will replace the two-piece driveshaft with a new three-piece driveshaft and two center bearing brackets at no charge to the customer. The recalled vehicles are missing welds in the windshield, which could increase the risk of injury in a side-impact crash.
Lastly, 84 brand-new 2017 Edge crossovers may not be completely welded across the top of their windshield headers.
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