Ford recall: A massive recall of over 370,000 Ford car models is taking place this week in North America due to a potential corrosion threat and a steering shaft problem. The Ford recall encompasses several vehicles. According to the CS Monitor this Monday, Sept. 2, these models include the Mercury Grand Marquis, Lincoln Town cars, and Crown Victoria between 2005 and 2011.
A Ford recall occurring this Fall has led to 370,000 vehicles in both the U.S. and Canada to be recalled over “a steering shaft issue … with the potential of corrosion.”
The Ford company released a statement saying that the corrosion of the lower intermediate section of the steering shaft in affected vehicles could be threatened with a loss of steering “in high-corrosion provinces and states.”
Of the 370,000 vehicles in North America affected by the massive recall, a majority of these Ford cars and vehicles are found in such states as Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Virginia, and West Virginia. Only 15,000 cars in Canada are affected by the threat of corrosion in the steering shaft, concluded the report.
In the Ford recall, the company pledged to inspect then replace the intermediate steering shaft if necessary and replace any threatened parts at local sites. No reports of injuries or even accidents have been connected with the error, finished the statement.
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