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Ford Issues New Takata Airbag Recall For Nearly 1 Million Vehicles

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Ford Issues New Takata Airbag Recall For Nearly 1 Million Vehicles

Ford will likely soon be calling another 953,000 vehicles armed with faulty Takata airbag inflators at North America.

Part of their fourth planned growth , the recall involves 782,384 vehicles in the United States and federalized lands, and 149,652 in Canada.

Models included are the Ford Edge and Lincoln MKZ, constructed at Oakville between November 28, 2008 and July 12, 2010, respectively and Rangers assembled at Twin Cities in August 14, 2008, to June 21, 2014. The Fusion, MKZ along with Mercury Milan set up at Hermosillo in July 3, 2008, to July 29, 2012, will also be on the record, together with the previous-gen Mustang produced at Flat Rock between June 8, 2009 and December 16, 2011.

Applicants will substitute for with the frontal airbag inflator or module on the passenger’s negative with a new one, free of charge. Ford didn’t say when they will begin calling the owners of these vehicles.

Read: Ferrari, Mercedes, Tesla Still Use Takata Airbags, Might Be Forced To Issue Recalls

Takata’therefore faulty airbag inflators contain a compound that can deteriorate when being exposed to humidity and high temperatures. In extreme instances, once the airbag deploys in a crash, then the inflator can spread shrapnel to the cockpit. Thus far, it’so thought this condition is responsible for 23 deaths globally and has resulted in the largest automotive recall ever.

On one note, Ford has declared another recall campaign, now for specific 2019 EcoSports. The subcompact SUVs might have seatbacks with insufficient weld, which miaght reduce their power in the case of an impact, thus increasing the risk of harm.

A number of 87 units are included in this security campaign in North America, out of which 63 are located in the USA and 13 in Canada. The repair will observe dealers replacing the seats with fresh ones.

Thus far, Ford knows any accidents or accidents provoked by the different issues affecting the vehicles declared in both of these recalls.

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