A gaggle of Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ homeowners will discover a recall discover of their mailboxes sooner moderately than later. On Wednesday, the automaker introduced a brand new recall for each sedans.
The Blue Oval stated a complete of 103,374 autos are a part of the. That features each the Fusion and more-luxurious MKZ that share a platform. Breakdowns for each automobiles weren’t obtainable. The problem surrounds an issue with a defective seat belt pretensioner that solely impacts 2015 mannequin yr Fusions and MKZs. These automobiles have been constructed between Aug. 1, 2014 and Jan. 30, 2015.
The automaker stated the pretensioner could also be vulnerable to degradation throughout deployment of the seatbelt anchor pretensioner. Thus, the element could not have the power to truly restrain and defend the driving force or passengers within the occasion of a crash. With out correct restraint, the danger of harm will increase.
Fortunately, it is a straightforward repair. Automobile homeowners might want to carry their Fusion orto a supplier the place a technician will apply a coating to guard a selected cable when the pretensioner deploys throughout a crash. Ford did not present a timeframe for when the recall will begin, however as talked about, homeowners ought to keep watch over their mail.
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