Ford recollects greater than 150,000 F-150 pickup vehicles over defective windshield wiper

The affected Ford F-150 pickup truck have been constructed between eighth January 2020 and twenty second March 2021.

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18 Mar 2022, 10:04 AM

Ford F-150 pickup truck is without doubt one of the bestselling autos within the North American market.

Ford Motor Firm has introduced a recall for a complete of 157,306 F-150 pickup vehicles, over a defective windshield wiper problem. The US auto main has mentioned that these affected F-150 pickup truck vehicles belong to the 2021 batch and the corporate will substitute the defective windshield wiper motor on these autos. The auto firm additionally mentioned that this problem will not be a continuing concern because it will not all the time be raining. Nonetheless, within the case of rain, the defective wipers may end in a serious concern, because it may result in a crash scenario in dangerous climate.

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The affected Ford F-150 pickup vehicles have been reportedly constructed between eighth January 2020 and twenty second March 2021 on the auto firm’s Dearborn Truck Plant. Additionally, a few of the affected F-150s have been manufactured between twelfth February 2020 and twenty second March 2021, on the firm’s Kansas Metropolis meeting plant in Clacomo Missouri.

Ford additionally mentioned that it is going to be notifying all of its affected F-150 automobile homeowners by seventeenth April 2022. It additional added that the defective windshield wipers shall be inspected and glued freed from cost to the homeowners.

Ford has mentioned that as of 14th February 2022, there had been 758 guarantee reviews for intermittent or inoperative functioning windshield wiper motors on the autos affected by the problem. Nonetheless, no accidents or accidents have been reported because of the downside, the automaker additional mentioned.

Ford F-150 pickup truck isn’t solely the bestselling automobile of the US auto producer however probably the most promoting automobile within the Noth American market as nicely. The Ford F-150 contributes a lion’s share yearly within the excessive quantity pickup truck section within the North American vehicle market. The automaker has now introduced an all-electric variant of the pickup truck, christened as F-150 Lightning, which has grabbed fairly good consideration.

First Printed Date: 18 Mar 2022, 10:04 AM IST

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