Ford Motor Co. Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles
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AutomotiveJune 12, 2019

Ford Motor Co. Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles

Several recalls have been issued by Ford Motor Co. mainly related to steering control loss including Explorers and Ford F-150 pickups. The Explorer recall will cost the automaker and estimated $180 million. 

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AutomotiveMay 24, 2019

Potential Mazda Steering Failure Results from Component Corrosion

Mazda expanded a recall from 2018 to include 49,339 of its 2011-2013 Mazda6 sedans. The updated recall notice is due to inadequate paint where two suspension components connect, which, when exposed to road salt, could lead to rust that impacts vehicle steering. Such recalls indicate the need for quality standardization during manufacturing across all vehicles.

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AutomotiveMarch 12, 2019

1.1 Million Vehicles Recalled Due to Faulty Airbags

Honda announced the recall of over 1 million vehicles after the replacement driver’s side Takata airbag inflators were proved to be manufactured incorrectly. An investigation revealed that all inflators created at Takata’s Monclova, Mexico facility were compromised as a result of manufacturing process errors—requiring Honda to be able to isolate vehicle genealogy by a single stop in the supply chain to eliminate compromised airbags.

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