Ford Issues Five Recalls
April 27, 2016—Ford announced Wednesday that it has issued five recalls covering roughly 285,000 vehicles in North America for issues with transmissions, poor welding, and factory conveyor belt damage, according to a report from Automotive News.
The largest recall covered more than 200,000 F-150s, Mustangs, Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators from model years 2011 and 2012 for transmissions that could suddenly downshift into first gear at high speeds.
More than 80,000 Explorers and Police Interceptor utility vehicles from 2014 and 2015 had poorly welded suspension toe links.
Smaller recalls include about 2,500 F-series pickups for conveyor belt damage, 199 cars and crossovers for airbags, and 39 2016 Fusions for improper welding on the driver’s seat track assembly.