Ford is recalling nearly 3 million autos due to a broken or lacking half that might stop the cars from shifting into the gear supposed by the driving force. That would trigger the car to roll away or transfer in an “sudden path,” in accordance with federal regulators.
The recall covers a number of fashions of Ford autos:
- 2013-2019 Escape
- 2013-2018 C-Max
- 2013-2016 Fusion
- 2013-2021 Transit Join
- 2015-2018 Edge
“A broken or lacking bushing could stop the car from shifting into the supposed gear, and trigger the car to maneuver in an sudden path,” the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) mentioned in a press release. “Moreover, the car could roll after the driving force selects the ‘Park’ place. Both state of affairs will increase the chance of a crash or damage.”
In a product recall report, Ford mentioned it’s conscious of six studies alleging property harm and 4 studies about private damage associated to the recall difficulty.
Sellers will substitute the bushing and add a protecting cap, freed from cost, for homeowners of the recalled vehicles. Homeowners can contact Ford customer support at 1-866-436-7332, with the recall quantity 22S43.
Ford can be mailing letters to homeowners concerning the recall on June 27, the assertion mentioned.