Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America

Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America

The majority of the trucks are in the United States, but some are located in Canada and Mexico as well.

2017 F-250 Super Duty 4X4 Crew Cab Lariat.

Ford Motor Co. announced the recall of 1.3 million 2015-2017 F-150 and 2017 Super Duty trucks in North America due to correct an issue with the door latch.

To prevent frozen door latches before old man winter comes around, Ford will install water shields over the latches, in addition to fixing any broken actuation cables, free of charge.

The company said the cost of the recall was estimated to be $267 million, and would be reflected in its fourth quarter results.

The company said it was not aware of any accidents or injuries associated with the issue but said because of the fault, the door may appear closed, increasing the risk of the door opening while driving.

2015-17 F-150, built at Dearborn Assembly Plant, March 12, 2014 to December 31, 2016. Ford sold 820,000 of the F-series trucks in the USA previous year.

2017 Super Duty vehicles built at the Kentucky Assembly Plant from October 8, 2015 to September 1 2016. Through the first nine months of the year, the company has sold almost 600,000 F-Series pickups, up 10.6 percent from the same period in 2016. Ford said it continues to expect full-year adjusted earnings in the range of $1.65 to $1.85‍ per share.

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