Ford is facing the largest recall in history: 4.5 million vehicles are on fire danger because of poor electrical part and will arrive forced into service. The decision was preceded by a long investigation conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
First place is occupied by Windstar van versions produced between 1995 and 2003, with 1.1 million units. The part in question, made by Texas Instruments, was used by Ford a long period, from ’90s until 2003, and was installed on about 16 million vehicles.
The Switch troublesome prompted U.S. officials to operate eight producer recall last 10 years, the total number of affected machines amounting to 14.1 million units, 550 fire – some of them resulting in deaths – and 1500 complaints are related over time to the same part. Below is the list of recalled models by Ford:
– Ford Econoline produced between 1992-2003
– Ford Excursion produced between 2000-2003
– Ford Explorer produced between 1995-2002
– Ford F-Series Super Duty produced between 1993-1997 and 1999-2003
– Ford F-53 produced in 1994
– Ford Ranger produced between 1995-1997 and 2001-2003
– Ford Windstar produced between 1995-2003
– Mercury Mountaineer produced between 1995-2002