Today it became known that the company Ford withdraws in the next few weeks at least 874,000 pickups models F-150 and Super Duty. The reason for revocation referred to possible problems with electric system pre-heating of the engine. According to preliminary information, the connector, the electric cable can become clogged with dirt and water that leads to a short circuit. Separately noted that problems may occur when connecting the vehicle to the electrical network.
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At the moment, recorded three cases of fire in connection with this problem, and only one of them resulted in property damage. Separately noted that in all cases there were no casualties. Under review fall within the F-150 pickups produced in Derbentskom automobile plant in the period from 18 March 2014 to 17 November 2018 and Assembly plant in Kansas city the period from 21 Aug 2014 to 17 November 2018.
All work will be carried out at the expense of the manufacturer. How long will the whole campaign is not yet known, but judging by the number of the recalled cars — time to take a lot.
Meanwhile, Ford has announced the premiere of the new Explorer SUV on January 9 at a special event at the company-owned stadium Ford Field in Detroit.