Ford Follows Honda’s Lead by Expanding Air Bag Recall in 463,000 Older Model Vehicles

Following Honda’s massive 5 million vehicle recall involving the defective Takata air bag inflators, Ford has announced it will expand the recall of older model vehicles that are equipped with driver side Takata airbags with inflators.  Previously, Ford had recalled only 55,000 vehicles with the defective airbags in high humidity climate states only.  Now, Ford [...]

December 18th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|0 Comments

Ford Recalls 746,842 2013-2014 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect

Ford is recalling 746,842 vehicles from their 2013 and 2014 model years due to an air bag defect.  In all of the affected vehicles, the circuit board in the Restraints Control Module (RCM) may develop a short-circuit over time.  This is because when the conformal coating was applied to portions of the RCM at the [...]

October 6th, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Ford Recalls 1,176,771 2013-2014 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls Involving Air Bag and Door Defects

Ford announced it will recall 1,176,771 vehicles in two separate actions that affect three different models. The recalls involve air bag and door defects in 2013-2014 models. The largest recall affects 594,785 Ford Escape and Ford C-Max vehicles.  The model years affects the newest models from 2013 and 2014.  They were manufactured in two different [...]

May 15th, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments