Ford Recalls 194,889 Vehicles for Interior Door Handle Defect

Ford is recalling 194,889 vehicles due to an interior door defect.  The defect may be involved in one or more of the interior doors of the vehicle.  The problem is that a crack may develop within handle causing the handle return spring to become unseated.  This can result in the interior door handle not returning [...]

February 17th, 2015|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Ford Recalls 83,250 2012-2014 Vehicles due to Improper Installation of the Halfshaft

Ford announced it would recall 83,250 vehicles involving an installation defect of the halfshaft retention circlip.  During the manufacturing of the affected vehicles, the halfshaft retention circlip may not have been properly installed as designed.  As a result, the halfshaft may move outward and disengage from the linkshaft while driving and without prior warning. If [...]

August 19th, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Ford Recalls Vehicles to Repair Throttle Cables; NHTSA Opens Investigation into Honda Odysseys

After over a seven-month investigation by NHTSA, Ford decided to recall over 465,000 vehicles that had defective throttle cables installed.  The affected vehicles are 2000-2003 Ford Taurus models and 2000-2003 Mercury Sables models equipped with a Duratec engine.  The problem is the speed control cable collar may fracture at the mounting bracket.  This may result [...]

July 3rd, 2013|Automobile Defects|0 Comments