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Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly 26,000 cars in North America to abode abeyant assurance issues from damaged airbag base to overheating seats.
The anamnesis covers baddest 2016-2020 Lincoln MKX models, Nautilus cartage with 16-way ability seats, 2021 Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks with 7.3-liter engines and baddest 2020 Ford Escape and Transit vehicles, admiral said Tuesday.
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Some 2016-2020 Lincoln MKX models and Nautilus cartage with 16-way ability seats may accept “insufficient approval amid the disciplinarian and/or advanced commuter bench base accouter and the bench beanbag pan,” the aggregation said.
Lincoln Nautilus 2021 (Ford)
If assertive affairs are damaged as a result, the airbag arrangement may not deploy as intended, which would access the accident of injury, Ford said. The consistent anamnesis covers 19,299 cartage in the U.S. and federal territories, 4,262 in Canada and 1,023 in Mexico.
All were congenital at the company’s Oakville Assembly Plant in Canada from Nov. 11, 2014, to Jan. 24, 2020.
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As for the Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks, some accept been begin lacking thermal aegis apparatus advised to abate the temperature of the bench accessories and the attic of the car.
Ford 2021 F-650/750 (Ford)
“These missing apparatus may accommodate an underbody calefaction shield, a thermal insulator application beneath the attic mat, or covers for the bench bolts and bench pedestal,” Ford said.
Without these components, the berth attic or bench accessories “could ability animated temperatures” during assertive conditions, which could advance to bark affliction or a accessory burn, Ford said. The aggregation wants to appraise and, if needed, adjustment 1,299 cartage in the U.S. and 31 in Canada that were built at the Ohio Assembly Plant from March 18 to June 8, 2020.
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Lastly, in baddest 2020 Ford Escape and Transit vehicles, blind airbags may not aerate properly, deepening the accident of crash-related injury.
Overall, 68 vehicles in the U.S. and 12 in Canada are covered by that recall. The 2020 Ford Escape cartage were congenital at the Louisville Assembly Plant on March 18, 2020, and the 2020 Transit cartage were accumulated at the Kansas City Assembly Plant from Feb. 18 to March 19, 2020.
To date, Ford has not accustomed any letters of injuries or accidents accompanying to the three recalls. Dealers are acquainted of the issues and able to adjustment or alter any bare parts.