Passage Expedition, Lincoln Navigator reviewed for fire risk

Passage Expedition, Lincoln Navigator reviewed for fire risk

Proprietors of exactly 2021 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs are being encouraged to leave their vehicles outside and away from structures until they can be taken to sellers for fixes. Passage gave a review covering 39,000 vehicles because of motor flames under their hoods, and it’s unsure right now what’s making the blazes start. As per archives posted on the National Highway Safety Administration’s site, “The cure is still a work in progress.”

Passage says it has reports of 16 under-hood fires, with 14 of those event in vehicles possessed via vehicle rental organizations. The flames can happen even while the motor isn’t running. As per Ford, “A few clients have revealed a consuming smell and smoke from the front traveler motor compartment while driving.” The flames appear to be beginning “in the back of the motor compartment close to the traveler side of the vehicle.”

Ford isn’t yet advising owners to stop driving their cars, despite the potential for fires under the hood. According to Jeffrey Marentic, chief manager of Ford travel vehicles, “We are working constantly to determine the primary cause of this issue and subsequent treatment so clients can keep enjoying using their vehicles.”

Portage says the flames seem, by all accounts, to be restricted to SUVs worked from Dec. 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021 and says it has no fire reports from vehicles worked previously or after those dates.

In a different review, Ford is likewise bringing in around 310,000 rock solid trucks in light of the fact that the driver’s air sack may not expand in an accident. That review covers specific 2016 F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 trucks. As per records posted by NHTSA, residue can get into the airbag wiring in the guiding wheel, which can slice power to essential parts. To fix the issue, sellers will supplant the directing wheel’s wiring.

Additionally, Ford revealed in a third review that it will begin receiving 464 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in 2021. Unintentional acceleration, deceleration, or a lack of drive power in all-wheel-drive vehicles can all be brought on by a product defect in an electric vehicle. According to NHTSA reports, the powertrain control PC might not notice a manufacturing error. Vendors or an internet-based programming upgrade will resolve the problem.

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