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Ford recalls 16,000 F-Series pickups over transmission concern

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Dec 16th, 2011 at 8:59AM

Ford is recalling thousands of F-Series pickup trucks from the 2011 and 2012 model years over a transmission problem that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "fails to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 114, theft protection." NHTSA reports that the transmissions in these defective trucks can be shifted out of the park position without pressing the brake pedal due to a problem with the brake shift interlock switch. Affected models include 2011 F-150s built between September 9 and September 22, 2011, as well as F-250,... Read More

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