Ford Explorer Recalled for Suspension Problem

Galtero Lara
Junio 13, 2019

That can limit steering control.

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In Canada, Ford has recalled more vehicles due to the toe link suspension issue, including select Ford Tuarus models from 2010 to 2017, Ford Flex models from 2009 to 2017, Lincoln MKS models from 2009 to 2015 and Lincoln MKT models from 2010 to 2017.

Ford issued a recall Wednesday for about 1.2 million Explorer SUVs in the US due to a suspension issue that could lead to a risky crash.

The automaker said that a rear toe link that can break and reduce steering control.

One customer reported running into a curb when a link broke, but Ford says it's not aware of any injuries.

This action affects approximately 1.2 million vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, approximately 28,000 in Canada and one in Mexico.

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Ford is also recalling 123,000 2013 F-150 pickups for a second time for a fix to stop transmissions from unintentionally downshifting into first gear.

Affected vehicles were built in Chicago from May 17, 2010, to January 25, 2017.

In May, it announced a recall of almost 273,000 Ford Fusion and Ranger pickup trucks in North America that could roll away if the gear is not in "park" mode.

And it is recalling 4,300 Ford Econoline vehicles from model years 2009 to 2016 which are used as ambulances or school buses. The recall population had already received new powertrain control module software, but the programming may not prevent the transmission from an unintended downshift into first gear.

Vehicles that did not undergo the 19S07 reprogramming are not affected by the current recall and will receive updated software under the existing 19S07 program, Ford said.

The largest of the four recalls mostly covers vehicles in the United States.

In 2014 Ford recalled 1.1 million Explorers in North America because they could suffer a loss of power steering.

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