Ford Motor Co. mentioned Friday it’s recalling 874,000 pickup vehicles in North America with engine block heaters for hearth dangers.
The second largest U.S. automaker mentioned the recall covers some 2015-2019 Ford F-150 vehicles, together with the 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Tremendous Obligation, F-350 Tremendous Obligation, F-450 Tremendous Obligation, and F-550 Tremendous Obligation pick-up vehicles.
Ford mentioned water and contaminants might get into the block heater cable’s splice connector, inflicting corrosion and harm and doubtlessly a hearth. Ford informed U.S. regulators it’s conscious of stories of three fires in Canada linked to the problem, however unaware of any stories of accidents or accidents.
The recall covers 410,000 autos in america and about 464,000 in Canada. Ford sellers will examine and seal the block heater cable, or exchange it if essential. The recall will start early subsequent month.
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