Your Ford’s manufacturer will send safety recall notices based on your VIN. To make sure you receive these recall notifications on time, be sure to maintain up-to-date state registration and keep receiving these recall notifications from Ford.
Under certain circumstances, warranties do not cover repairs caused by accidents, collisions, road hazards, racing events, misusing the vehicle improperly and/or tampering with it. Please reach out for more information.
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Recalls issued by manufacturers indicate they have identified parts that may contain defects and want to fix them before they cause problems for customers. Ford recalls typically cover repairs necessary to ensure your vehicle operates as it should and are usually completed free of charge by local dealerships.
As soon as a recall occurs, you will be notified through first-class mail. A letter will explain the safety issue and detail what steps should be taken to address it. Manufacturers use state registration offices to gather owner names. Make sure your registration record is up-to-date! Additionally, if your vehicle changes ownership please notify us so we can stop sending recall letters directly.
If you own a newer vehicle, you can sign up to receive recall notifications via email and check the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website to see if there are any open recalls for it.
Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured between 2013-2018 have been recalled due to the possibility that their steering wheel bolts could loosen and detach during an accident, potentially endangering over a million vehicles across the U.S. A dealer will install a larger bolt into each wheel to remedy this issue, discovered due to two accidents involving detached steering wheels.
Ford recently issued another recall concerning 2021 Expedition vehicles which have an engine component causing fire risk. Government documents state there have been eight underhood fires reported and one report of a melted battery junction box; according to these recall regulations, updated software on these vehicles should detect cracked fuel injectors and alert drivers with dashboard message warning.
Ford announced a recall of approximately two million 2015-18 F-150 regular and SuperCrew Cab pickups because of an issue with their seat belt pretensioners, which tighten seatbelts upon impact but can generate sparks during deployment, potentially starting fires within insulation and carpet layers beneath the B-pillars.
If you have an inquiry or concern regarding your vehicle, call Ford customer service for answers and assistance. Their representative can answer general inquiries about products and services provided by Ford as well as refer you to a local dealership for mechanical issues with your car. They may also assist with technical problems with both their website and in-car communication systems. Customers can also seek advice regarding credit applications – although they cannot make decisions themselves but provide useful insight as to why an application was denied.
If your Ford vehicle has been subject to recall, it’s crucial that you take swift action. Since repairs for recalls are generally free, arranging an appointment at your dealer as soon as possible is strongly encouraged. If you don’t have your recall notification letter handy, check on NHTSA website to determine whether or not your car falls into any safety recall categories.
Ford SUV models equipped with 1.5-liter, three-cylinder engines have been recalled due to potential fire risks. Leakage or spark vapors from exhaust pipes could ignite when hot or when ignition has been turned off; such fires have occurred both while in motion and after ignition has been turned off. Dearborn-based automaker Ford does not suggest owners stop driving their vehicles or park them outdoors; rather they should visit dealers where larger bolts will be installed to address the issue.
Another recall involving over 634,000 SUVs manufactured between 2020-2023 model years has caused two accidents but no reported injuries; their engines can crack, spill fuel or emit vapors when driven on rough roads or under load, requiring repair at dealer shops where fuel injectors will be replaced by the company.
Thirdly, more than 310,000 trucks have been recalled due to front air bags not inflating in a crash due to dust accumulation on cables inside the steering wheel which disconnect it from driver airbag. Dealers will replace this wiring assembly at no cost to owners.
Ford provides an efficient live chat service through their website for those who prefer not to call. All that’s required to use it is your vehicle identification number (VIN), full name and email address – plus knowledgeable representatives that are on hand to answer any queries about recalls for which your vehicle may have been affected.
If your vehicle is part of a recall, it’s crucial that it gets repaired immediately. Unresolved recalls can reduce resale value and even become unsafe on the roads, so contact a Ford dealership like Port Orchard Ford as soon as possible to take care of any open recalls – they even offer free rental cars while yours gets repaired!
Ford is one of the leading automotive producers worldwide, manufacturing cars and trucks ranging from SUVs to sports cars. Renowned for quality and reliability, but some customers have reported issues with their vehicles. There are multiple methods for reaching Ford customer service including email, phone call and social media channels; all provide quick solutions with written transcripts of your conversations available if need be later on should your issue need escalated further.
Ford recently issued a safety recall of nearly 3 million cars and SUVs with transmission cables that contain shift bushings that attaches them to transmissions cables; should these bushings fail, transmission can shift out of park without notice to drivers, leading to four injuries and six reports of property damage.
Check if your vehicle is included in a recall by entering its 17-digit VIN into NHTSA’s website. If it’s not listed as part of any recall campaign, chances are good that the manufacturer has already resolved its problem.
Avoid recalls by staying informed. Visit NHTSA’s website regularly to see if your vehicle requires recall action; if any recall issues do arise, reach out to a Ford dealership like ours and we will ensure your car is safe to drive again.
Ford issued a recall of nearly 634,000 SUVs because fuel lines can crack and leak, potentially leading to fires under the hood, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Ford received 20 claims of fires including three that ignited nearby structures; four injury claims without burns have also been submitted as well as 43 legal complaints related to this problem.
An additional recall involves nearly 1.3 million Fusion and Lincoln MKX cars. Their brake hoses may rupture, leading to loss of fluid and increased pedal travel – potentially increasing crash risks for drivers. Owners should watch for letters sent out regarding this recall with instructions on how to obtain free replacement units.
This recall affects more than 2,716 Ford Maverick trucks from the 2023 model year. According to Ford, their taillights may not illuminate correctly and this could reduce visibility and increase risk of accidents. Due to an incomplete wiring circuit, dealers will provide free repair parts.
Ford issued a recall notice for 310,000 2016 model year F-250, F-350 and F-550 Super Duty pickup trucks as the driver’s front air bag may fail to deploy during a crash due to dust accumulation in steering wheel wiring, which prevents an accurate connection between sensors and actuators. No crashes or injuries have been reported as a result of this problem.
Ford is recalling 1.28 million 2013 through 2018 Fusion and Lincoln MKX midsize cars due to front brake hoses that could rupture, leading to loss of brake fluid and increasing the risk of crashes. Although one crash has been reported without injuries being sustained; Ford will replace these hoses free at dealerships while notifying owners starting April 17th.