Ford Recalls 700,000 Explorer Model Vehicles Due to Dangerous Defect

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Posted: July 18, 2021

Automaker Ford is ordering the recall of nearly 700,000 Explorer model vehicles, citing a defect that could result in a crash.

ConsumerReports.com reports that Ford is recalling 675,000 Ford Explorers model years 2013-2017 due to a defect that could cause the suspension to fracture. The report says that this “could be triggered by a cross-axis ball joint that seizes, causing a rear suspension link to crack.”

Such a crack could result in reduced steering control and could cause a crash. The company says that a clunk noise and unusual handling are signs that the vehicles may be suffering from the defect.

Ford has reported at least six injuries in North America due to the defect.  

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