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Ford issues 3 recalls affecting more than 850K vehicles after injuries reported – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-07-20 09:02:39 –

(((WKBN) – Ford Motor Company announced three safety recalls this week.

Recalls include the 2013-2017 Ford Explorer, the 2020-2021 F-350 Super Duty Truck, and the 2020-2021 Lincoln Aviator. In total, the recall will affect more than 850,000 vehicles in the United States.

according to Company press release, Explorer may have a problem with the toe link on the rear suspension. According to the company, this problem can lead to problems with steering control and adjustment, which can be dangerous to the driver.

Ford says it is aware of six allegations of injury related to Explorer’s safety malfunction.

The report lists 774,696 explorers affected by the recall.

Ford also issued a safety recall for the F-350 Super Duty Truck from 2020 to 2021, affecting approximately 34,855 vehicles. In some vehicles, the rear drive line is cut off, which can cause the vehicle to vibrate and sway significantly over extended periods of drive.

Some Lincoln Aviators have been recalled for “improperly fixed battery cable wire harnesses”. It will affect approximately 40,995 aviators from 2020 to 2021. This malfunction can cause the battery to short-circuit and cause the vehicle to catch fire.

Owners will begin a safety recall notice in mid-August and will be advised to bring their vehicle in for inspection.

Ford states that it is unaware of vehicle injuries associated with either the Super Duty Truck or the Lincoln Aviator.

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