Reviews are a serious deal for makers, so they by and large attempt to get things right the first run through around when structuring a fix for the issues that bring forth them. That doesn’t generally go to design however – take a gander at all the fix-on-a-fix stuff that occurred with the Takata airbag reviews – and it’s in this circumstance that Ford gets itself right now, with one of two reviews reported Wednesday.
In particular, Ford is reviewing an enormous assortment of models, from numerous manufacturing plants, created over expanded periods on the grounds that a broken entryway hook that was reviewed beforehand may have been mistakenly introduced or is additionally inadequate. These vehicles are:
2011-14 Ford Fiesta vehicles built at Cuautitlán Assembly Plant, January 26, 2010, to Oct. 31, 2013
2012-15 Ford Focus vehicles built at Michigan Assembly Plant, October 4, 2010, to Jan. 31, 2015
2013-14 Ford Fusion vehicles built at Hermosillo Assembly Plant, May 11, 2012, to Oct. 31, 2013
2013-14 Lincoln MKZ vehicles built at Hermosillo Assembly Plant, July 19, 2012, to Oct. 31, 2013
2013-15 Ford Escape vehicles built at Louisville Assembly Plant, December 23, 2011, to Jan. 31, 2015
2013-15 Ford C-MAX vehicles worked at Michigan Assembly Plant, February 2, 2012, to Jan. 31, 2015
2014 Ford Fusion vehicles worked at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, June 18, 2013, to Oct. 31, 2013
2014-16 Ford Transit Connect vehicles worked at Valencia Body and Assembly Plant, from Aug. 9, 2013, to Feb. 1, 2016
2015 Ford Mustang vehicles built at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, Feb. 14, 2014, to April 30, 2015
2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles built at Louisville Assembly Plant, Nov. 18, 2013, to Jan. 31, 2015
The particular issue includes the entryway hook pawl spring tab, which enables the pawl to hold the entryway shut when locked. In more sultry and sunnier atmospheres, the spring tab can get weak with use and break.
This can prompt a circumstance where the entryway may not hook completely and can open when the vehicle is moving.
Ford is setting up a framework that will permit proprietors of possibly influenced vehicles to present the date codes on their hooks to a site, which will let them know whether they have to take the procedure further and get them supplanted at the vendor.
Ford is additionally giving a different review for 2014-2017 F-150s with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost motor. This review comes from an issue with the brake ace chamber that can cause brake liquid to spill into the brake supporter.
This implies they may encounter diminished brake adequacy despite the fact that they don’t see anything spilling on the ground.
The deficiency is with the front wheel circuit in the ace chamber and requires the substitution of the ace chamber.
In the event that the ace chamber is seen as releasing, the brake supporter will be supplanted also.
Ford gauges that this review influences 292,311 vehicles altogether, and has reports of seven episodes that originate from the deficiency, incorporating two that brought about injury.
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