The affected vehicles may have loose or missing underbody heat shields. If the switch is not adjusted properly, the brake lights could either fail to light up when you first begin braking, or they might not light up at all. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2016. Since 1990, F 150's have experienced approximately 56 recall s due to hazards with various components, including the roof and pillars, anchorage, passenger side frontal, rear and seat belts. The expanded recall is for a possible short-circuit that could cause airbags to deploy unexpectedly, and involves nearly 1.
The driver side frontal air bag could inadvertently deploy increasing the risk of injury or loss of vehicle control if occurring while in motion. Ford's number for this recall is 16S05. Owners can take their vehicle to a dealer to have the cruise control deactivated until the parts arrive. The company would not say how much money the recall would cost. One person was injured, suffering first- and second-degree burns, Ford Motor Co.
If you need immediate assistance with your account, please email info WeMakeItSafer. If the government determines that the recall is too limited, it could lead to a rare public hearing to decide whether Ford should expand its safety action. Ford's number for this recall is 15S29. Regulators have become more aggressive since being criticized last year for a slow response to Toyota's sudden acceleration problems. If the light is ignored, in some circumstances, the driver's side front airbag could deploy unexpectedly.
The recall is expected to begin March 7, 2016. Ford said the recall affects about 280,000 F-150s in the U. Ford's number for this recall is 17S17. A recall notice was not immediately posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website, and it was not immediately clear how many drivers had complained of the problem or if there had been any reports of related injuries. The automaker is issuing the recall of 2005-2006 versions of the trucks with 5.
If an electrical short develops, an overheating condition may occur which could result in a vehicle fire. The cruise control system off switch on the steering wheel will continue to disengage the system. I'm without my truck for a week so far and ford still cannot give me an answer as to when my truck will be repaired. The fix for this F150 recall is as simple as the technician adjusting the brake pedal position switch. This will be done at no cost to the customer. Ford sold more than 264,000 of the F-Series trucks during the first six months of this year.
The affected vehicles may have been built with a steering upper intermediate shaft that was improperly riveted. The recall, announced Monday, covers 1. The pickups have been involved in three recalls going back to 2008, involving millions of vehicles. Ford also recalling less than 100 2015 Ford Transit vehicles in North America for an issue with the bracket that holds the fuel filter to the frame. Reduced vehicle braking could lead to a crash.
The remedy will be performed free of charge. The affected vehicles may have a brake pedal position switch that is improperly adjusted. I'll probably have that in mind when I purchase my next vehicle! Early in this campaign, if replacement straps are not available, dealers may install a cable support under the strap as an interim repair or a steel reinforcement over the existing strap as a permanent repair. The F-150 is the top-selling vehicle in the United States and Ford's dominance of the lucrative truck market has contributed to its turnaround under Chief Executive Alan Mulally. Ford said that most of the vehicles with the flawed wire appeared to have been built during the first shift working at the Norfolk plant from November 2004 to June 2005.
This may result in a delay in brake stop lamp illumination when the brake pedal is depressed. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. If a defect in equipment is discovered in any specific make and model auto, a recall is issued to alert the general public of possible safety risks. Hazard: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Bulletins discuss a wide variety of possible and common complications.
Hazard: The improperly manufactured bolts may fracture. Should the hose detach from the intake manifold, several brake applications with power assist will be available before the vacuum reserve is depleted. The expansion comes after talks between the automaker and safety regulators in Washington. Repairs will take less than half a day, Ford said. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website that a spring in the interior door handle could break, causing the door to fail to latch properly. The affected vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that may unexpectedly downshift to first gear, regardless of vehicle speed. The safety recall is expected to begin during March 2011.
So try to stay alert when it comes to recall news for your truck. The recall is expected to begin on July 11, 2016. Ford's number for this recall is 17C01. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. If this occurs the air bag warning lamp may illuminate indicating that service is required.