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    Recalls: Ford announces four recalls, 1.4M vehicles affected
    2014-05-29

    Ford is taking a bit of the spotlight away from General Motors, announcing a major group of recall campaigns, covering a total of 1.4 million vehicles built between 2006 and 2013. Let's start with the big one, which covers the Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner and, according to The Detroit News, Ford-built Mazda Tribute CUVs. 915,216 vehicles are covered, all ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalls select Explorer, E-Series vans
    2014-01-21

    Just a few days ago we brought you news that Ford had issued a recall on 28,000 units of the Edge crossover for problems related to the fuel line. But now the Blue Oval has issued recall notices on two more of its larger vehicles. The first relates to the Explorer, 395 examples of which from the 2011 and 2012 model years were found to have problems with ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford models hit with trio of recalls, 465k for fire risk
    2013-06-03

    According to The Detroit News, Ford is issuing three separate recalls on new 2013 models, one of which affects 465,000 vehicles. That largest recall comes as the result of 600 complaints of fuel leaks, which could lead to a fire risk, the report indicates. Included in the 465k-unit recall are the 2013 Explorer, Flex, Fusion, Taurus and Police Interceptor ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling select Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS models over fuel tanks
    2013-03-31

    Ford is recalling certain 2012 Taurus, 2013 Explorer and 2012 Lincoln MKS models over fuel tank concerns. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, vehicles built between July 19, 2011 and March 15, 2012 may have been built with fuel tanks that have a "marginally sealed seam" on the side. Those seams may not provide the strength ...

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    Ford recalling 33,000 vehicles to replace... seat recliner?
    2010-04-23

    Ford has announced a recall of some 33,000 vehicles due to faulty front seat manual reclining mechanisms. The recall affects certain 2010 Ford Fusion, Explorer and Explorer SportTrac models, as well as 2010 Mercury Mountaineer and Milan vehicles. Both the Blue Oval and NHTSA are concerned that during an accident the mechanisms could fail and cause the ...

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    REPORT: NHTSA investigating if 2002-05 Ford Explorers/Mercury Mountaineers can slip out of park
    2009-04-30

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun looking at Ford Explorers and Mercury Mountaineers from the 2002-2005 model years. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, out of some 1.4 million SUVs produced, more than 200 complaints have been filed with the government agency regarding transmission issues: 11 owners have said that the ...

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    Federal judge requires NHTSA to release pre-recall safety data
    2006-08-03

    A federal judge has declared that the public must have access to safety data from automotive OEMs and part manufacturers, even before a recall is officially announced. The ruling comes as the result of a suit filed by Public Citizen, which was claiming that manufacturers should not have blanket protection from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) filings when ...

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    Ford shifts production back into gear at seven plants after identifying transmission defect
    2006-05-01

    Ford was forced to halt production at seven assembly plants after finding a quality problem with a transmission component, but all seven plants affected by the stoppage should be up and running again today. A supplied component, described as "a clutch mechanism that helps make the transmission shift smoothly between first and second gears" ...

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