Yesterday we blogged that automaker Ford is recalling hundreds of thousands of Explorer model vehicles due to a dangerous defect. Now, more information about the recall has become available.
BusinessInsider.com reports that over 800,000 Ford Explorer model years 2013-2017 are being recalled, as well as some 2020-2021 F-350 Super Duty and Lincoln Aviator models.
The reason for the recalls is that the vehicles have a defect that can cause them to suddenly malfunction, reducing the vehicles’ steering and increasing the likelihood of a crash.
The danger relating to the defect is not just hypothetical; to date, at least six people have reported injuries stemming from the defect.
This recall comes after Ford issued a recall last month for 1.2 million Explorer vehicles for a separate defect, and another recall in May for over 600,000 SUVs.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to someone else's negligence, contact us today. We will lead you on the journey to justice. We will show you the way. We will explain the process, what we have done, and what we will do. Take our hand and walk with us. We have a team ready for you now.