Short Circuit Issue Causes Ford to Recall 850,000 Vehicles

Ford Issues Recall for Airbag Glitch | In Compliance Magazine

Ford has issued a recall for 2013-2014 C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles due to a potential glitch with airbags. The restraints control module could short circuit, posing a risk that the airbags may not function in the event of a crash.

The full list of vehicles affected by the Ford recall includes:

  • 2013-2014 C-MAX vehicles built at Michigan Assembly Plant, Jan. 19, 2012 to Nov. 21, 2013
  • 2013-2014 Fusion vehicles built at Hermosillo Assembly Plant, Feb. 3, 2012 to Aug. 24, 2013
  • 2013-2014 Escape vehicles built at Louisville Assembly Plant, Oct. 5, 2011 to Nov. 1, 2013
  • 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ vehicles built at Hermosillo Assembly Plant, April 25, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013.

The company has stated that there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to this issue. Ford dealers will repair the issue at no cost to the consumer.

Read more about the recall of 850,000 Ford vehicles.

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