DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford is recalling over 1.three million autos primarily in North America to repair rear suspension and transmission management software program issues.
The biggest recall covers over 1.2 million Explorer SUVs from 2011 by means of 2017. Ford says a rear suspension toe hyperlink can break if the suspension strikes quite a bit. That may restrict steering management. One buyer reported working right into a curb when a hyperlink broke, however Ford says it isn’t conscious of any accidents.
Sellers will substitute the left and proper toe hyperlinks, which preserve weight on the tires.
The Explorer recall will price Ford an estimated US$180 million that can present up within the firm’s second-quarter outcomes, Ford mentioned in a submitting with U.S. securities regulators.
Ford is also recalling 123,000 2013 F-150 pickups for a second time to cease transmissions from unintentionally downshifting into first gear. The recall covers pickups with 5-litre and 6.2-litre gasoline engines. A earlier software program replace did not work.
Sellers will replace it once more.