Ford Truck Recall, Ford recalls nearly 900,000 F-150, Super Duty pickups for fire riskFord Motor Co. announced on Friday the massive withdrawal of its F-150 and super powerful trucks to replace the heating cable for an engine block of 874,082 vehicles in North America due to fire problems.
Truck owners use this facility to keep the engines warm so that they can start the cold winter days more efficiently. The cable is a short cable that hangs on the carriage and is usually connected to an extension that is connected to the house or garage.
“The safety risk only exists when the vehicle is parked and the block heater is connected,” Ford said in a statement.”Ford is aware of three fires in the engine block heater connection and minor damage to property reported in an accident.” Ford is not aware of accidents or injuries associated with it. ”
The removal is activated because water and pollutants can penetrate into the block’s terminal to connect the block of heaters, which in the long run can cause corrosion and damage to the cable, Ford said. or a home switch or RCCB socket while the vehicle is parked and the heating block is connected, Ford said.
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This withdrawal has the effect of multiplying because it affects the toughest truck owners in the cold season compared to other recent problems, said Rebecca Lindland, a senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book. A retired article is essential for the cold climate where large trucks are usually needed in places such as North Dakota, South Dakota, Alaska, Colorado and Minnesota.
“The types of countries in which these heaters are needed are those in which trucks are the dominant segment,” Lindland said.
“Let’s talk about shame,” he says. “Friday before Christmas?” Many people close on Monday and every Tuesday before Christmas. People do not try to solve this problem, even for weeks, while ice cold really changes. The moment is great
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Included vehicles include:
2015-19 F-150 vehicles built between 18 March 2014 and 17 November 2018 in the Dearborn truck factory and between 21 August 2014 and 17 November 2018 in a factory in Kansas City
2017-2019 Super Duty vehicles manufactured between February 5, 2016 and November 17, 2018 at a plant in Ohio and from October 8, 2015 to November 17, 2018 at the Kentucky truck manufacturing plants.
Ford said that its sales people will inspect the cable from the engine block and replace it if it is damaged or corroded. If there are no signs of damage or corrosion, the distributors apply a dielectric grease to the joint and reconnect it. If a replacement cable is required but not available, customers will receive an information sheet and will be notified by e-mail for further termination after these parts are available.
Among the vehicles involved in this withdrawal, 410,289 in the United States and federal states, and in Canada 463,793. Ford’s part for this recall is 18S45.
In August 2018, Ford announced that it was collaborating with a survey of US security investigators. UU. With regard to complaints regarding the fires caused by the Ford F-150 seatbelt. The survey covers trucks from 2015 to 2018. Ford sold around 2 million F-150 in those years ………….
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