Ford Issues Safety Compliance Recall In North America -

Ford Issues Safety Compliance Recall In North America

Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 8,000 vehicles in North America, including certain 2015-'16 Ford Explorer, and certain 2015 Taurus and Flex, as well as Lincoln MKS and MKT vehicles for an issue with the parking brake. In these vehicles, the parking brake might not engage fully, which is a compliance issue with FMVSS 135 regarding brake systems.

Ford-Logo-300x154Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 8,000 vehicles in North America, including certain 2015-‘16 Ford Explorer, and certain 2015 Taurus and Flex, as well as Lincoln MKS and MKT vehicles for an issue with the parking brake. In these vehicles, the parking brake might not engage fully, which is a compliance issue with FMVSS 135 regarding brake systems.

Ford said it is not aware of any accidents or injuries associated with this issue.

Affected vehicles include certain 2015-‘16 Ford Explorer vehicles built at the Chicago Assembly Plant from May 4, 2015 through May 23, 2015; certain 2015 Ford Taurus vehicles built at the Chicago Assembly Plant from May 4, 2015, through May 23, 2015; certain 2015 Ford Flex vehicles built at the Oakville Assembly Plant from May 4, 2015, through May 23, 2015; certain 2015 Lincoln MKS vehicles built at the Chicago Assembly Plant from May 4, 2015, through May 23, 2015; and certain Lincoln MKT vehicles built at the Oakville Assembly Plant, May 4, 2015, through May 21, 2015.

There are 7,165 vehicles in the United States and federalized territories, 799 in Canada and one in Mexico.

Dealers will inspect the vehicle and, if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly at no cost to the customer.

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