Powered by Cars.com.

Recall Alert: 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Vionic Vionic Gem Posey Ballet Flat Black Ballet Black 9.5M 2c0a1b1 - team-awakening.com

 

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 48,000 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup trucks with the 6.2-liter gas V-8 engine built at the Kentucky Truck Plant from Oct. 9, 2015, to March 30, 2017 

The Problem: A damaged parking rod actuating plate in affected vehicles might not fully engage in Park within the automatic transmission, even though it appears to be in Park to the driver. If the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle could move unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury. Ford said it is not aware of any accidents or injuries associated with the issue.

The Fix: Dealers will inspect and replace the park rod actuating plate for free. 

What Owners Should Do: Ford did not immediately announce an owner notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 866-436-7332 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Repair & Service to find your local dealer. 

Manufacturer image

 

Sperry Women's, Koifish Boat Shoe Linen Gold Glitter 7 MTory Burch Allie Black Leather Wrapped Logo Ballet Flat Shoe Size US 7.5STUART WEITZMAN NEW AUTH Women's Gold Pellets Jelly Flat Shoes Size 10Aerosoles Women's Out West Mule, Tan Leather, 5.5 M US , J SLIDES BEAUTY BOW BLACK LEATHER SNEAKERS SIZE 8 1/2 - NEWTaryn Rose Women's Fiona Ballet Flat, Black, 6 M Medium USPRADA Black Napa Leather Espadrille Flats Retai $510.00 , Max Studio Women's Jannie Flat Gold Crackle Leather 6.5M , Vionic Lidia - Women's Slip-on Supportive Mule Navy - 9$225 Vince Johan Slip On Espadrille Rope Sidewall Sneakers Pink Blush Sz 11 , Chinese Laundry Women's Springfield Mule, White Snake Leather, 6.5 M USSkechers BOBS Women's Burlap Wedge Espadrille Fashion Sneaker - Choose SZ/Color , NIB Tory Burch ALLIE Wrapped Logo Ballet Flats Shoes in Mango Orange 7.5 , Beautiful Marsell Black Leather Criss Cross Flat Shoes Size 39/9 , Stuart Weitzman Lovebuck Black Patent Flat size 5.5 M Slip OnNEW Sam Edelman Women's Pearl Celton Moccasin Espadrille Size 8.5 9 NWOBNEW J.CREW COLLECTION ROXIE LEOPARD SATIN T-STRAP PUMPS, B4904, SIZE 9.5,$328NIB Tory Burch ALLIE Wrapped Logo Ballet Flats Shoes in Mango Orange 8Klogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs White Smooth - 9.5 MediumTod's Women Shoes Size 37 Zeppa Gomma Ballerina Wedges Blue , Pierre Hardy Blue/ Black Leather Pointed Flats,shoes Sz 39GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI DESIGN black leather zipper detail ballet flats Italian size 37Paul Mayer Attitudes Cozy Ballet Flat - Black Size US 6.5 B , Manolo Blahnik Driver Cr/suede Green, 8.5 $495STUART WEITZMAN BAMBINA Beige Patent Designer Flats Comfort 6.5 M , NEW J.CREW EMBELLISHED SKINNY-STRAP SUEDE GLADIATOR SANDALS, E7306, PINK,SZ 8Tory Burch Melody navy patent flats size 9 new in box $265Derek Lam "Raena" Snakeskin & Suede Loafer, 6.5Tory Burch Eddie 2 Logo Bow Tie Soft Patent Flats Party Fuschia Size 7.5
Vaneli High Heel Boots Size 7 , Michael Antonio Trudie Leopard Calf Hair Platform Wedge Ankle Booties, 8.5mSkechers Women's On-The-Go City 2-ADAPT 14616 Olive Goga Mat Brand New , The North Face Womens Black Ankle Boots Size 7.5 MMinnietonka Grey Suede Three Layer Fringe Boots Shoes Sz Women 6Route 66 Ladies Faux Leather/Faux Fur Brown Warm/Winter Boots size 9 preownedNew Aquatalia Gray Zipper Suede Women's Ankle Booties Boots size 5✿ FRANCO SARTO Linden 2 Belted Grey Leather Zip Boots 6.5 M GREAT! L@@K!03 , MIA Black Stretchy Designer LF Nasty Gal Knee High Equestrian Riding Boots sz 10 , MIA LINDSIE BLACK SUEDE STACKED CHUNY HEEL FRINGE ANKLE BOOTIES MSRP $89.99!!Light weight & Fashionable - Women Daze Boots by ITASCA - Only 11 ozs/ea Brown , Ivanka Trump Rylee Women US 9 Black Over The Knee Boot , STEVEN Black Suede Leather Knee High Boots, 8.5 M , YUU ROCIO WOMEN'S ZIP UP BLACK DOUBLE BUCKLE RIDING BOOTS SIZE 8 NEW! , Steve Madden Size 8 Green Carlsen Suede Ankle Boots Heeled Womens Leather , alfredo BANNISTER Shoes Brown 38 , Vince Camuto RUBINA Women's Tan Suede Leather Ankle Boots Size 8 M NIBNWB Jeffrey Campbell Shoes SUSY-HI Flats in Black Suede sz 7mCole Haan LAUREL Moc Maple Sugar Croc Print Leather Loafers Shoes Womens 9 NEW , GENTLE SOULS Portobello Cobalt Blue Sz 8 M Women’s Suede Leather Loafers ShoesAsh 480028 Womens AS-Edgy Loafer Flat- Choose SZ/Color. , $610 Bottega Veneta Women's Cheetah Print Leather Ballerina Flats 38 338265 8465S1000 - Luxury Handmade Genuine Leather Shoes , New Balance Womens Size 9 Response 1.0 Performance Insert Gray W420LS3Vionic with Orthaheel Technology Women's Relax Slipper Tan LeopardWomens NIKE AIR MAX THEA Sport Fuchsia Synthetic Trainers 599409 605Kuru Quantum Shoes Womens 7.5 Plantar Faciitis Walking Running Orthotic TrainersBESTON EI53 Women's Back Zip Stacked Heel Ankle Western Booties One Size Small , Chic Womens Round To Colorful Sequins Platform Athletic Casual Sneakers Shoes C8 , Women's Nike Air Max 2016 Premium Sz 6 100% Authentic Running 810886 001 ,

 

Problem detection

In May 2000, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) contacted Ford and Firestone about the high incidence of tire failure on Ford Explorers, Mercury Mountaineers, and Mazda Navajos fitted with Firestone tires. Ford investigated and found that several models of 15-inch Firestone tires (ATX, ATX II, and Wilderness AT) had very high failure rates, especially those made at Firestone's Decatur, Illinois plant. This was one of the leading factors to the closing of the Decatur plant.[1]

Vionic Vionic Gem Posey Ballet Flat Black Ballet Black 9.5M 2c0a1b1 - team-awakening.com

Joan Claybrook, who was the president of the public advocacy group Public Citizen and previously an Administrator of the NHTSA, stated before the Transportation Subcommittee United States Senate Committee on Appropriations on September 6, 2000, that, "there was a documented coverup by Ford and Firestone of the 500 defect".[2] This refers to the 1970s debacle that had already tarnished Firestone's reputation.[3] Also Clarence Ditlow; Executive Director for the Centre for Auto Safety in his statement before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in Washington D.C., September 20, 2000[4] stated "Emerging Information shows that both Ford and Firestone had early knowledge of tread separation in Firestone Tires fitted to Ford Explorer vehicles but at no point informed the NHTSA of their findings". [5]
Possible causes

The Ford Explorer was first offered for sale in March 1990.[6] Ford internal documents show the company engineers recommended changes to the vehicle design after it rolled over in company tests prior to introduction, but other than a few minor changes, the suspension and track width were not changed.[7] Instead, Ford, which sets the specifications for the manufacture of its tires, decided to remove air from the tires, lowering the recommended pressure to 26 psi.[7] Low air pressure leads to increased heat; heat can damage the tire.[8]

The failures all involved tread separation[9][10]—the tread peeling off followed often by tire disintegration.[11] Tread separation, due to the interaction of steel and rubber tire elements, has been a challenge in radial tire design since their development by Michelin in 1946. In 1968, Michelin proposed a nylon cap over the steel elements to counteract this, and Firestone adopted this nylon cap design in 2000, following investigation by the United States Congress.[12]

If tread separation happened, and the vehicle was running at speed, there was a possibility of the sport utility vehicle (SUV), with its high center of gravity between 68 and 74 cm,[13] of rolling over.[14][15] Over 240 deaths resulted from these failures.[7] Not every single death occurred in the Ford Explorer/Firestone tire combination.[16] It is estimated that 3,000 catastrophic injuries also resulted from this issue.[16]

Vionic Vionic Gem Posey Ballet Flat Black Ballet Black 9.5M 2c0a1b1

Some outside observers have speculated about the blame worthiness of both parties;[17] Firestone's tires being prone to tread separation and failure, and the SUVs being especially prone to rolling over if a tire fails at speed compared to other vehicles.[18] A subsequent NHTSA investigation of real world accident data showed that the SUVs in question were no more likely to roll over than any other SUV, after a tread separation.[19]
Recall

A product recall was announced, allowing Explorer owners (and owners of its stablemates) to change the affected tires for others. Many of the recalled tires had been manufactured during a period of strike at Firestone.[20] A large number of lawsuits[citation needed] have been filed against both Ford and Firestone, some unsuccessful, some settled out of court, and a few successful.[citation needed] Lawyers for the plaintiffs have argued that both Ford and Firestone knew of the dangers but did nothing, and that specifically Ford knew that the Explorer was highly prone to rollovers. Ford denies these allegations.

Firestone ultimately recalled millions of tires including 2.8 million Firestone Wilderness AT tires.[21] According to Firestone's last filing with the National Highway Transportation Administration, only 90,259 of those tires were confirmed as removed from service.[21] In November 2013, two recalled Wilderness AT tires were found in Atlanta, Georgia.[22] One of the tires was offered for sale as new at a used tire retail shop.[22]

Following the recall, lawsuits were filed throughout the country. It was estimated that there had been over 250 deaths and 3,000 serious injuries.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firestone_and_Ford_tire_controversy

The way Ford has handled this recall is disgusting.

I ordered a truck, which finally made it to my dealer after two weeks of delivery delays, only to find out that it is subject to this transmission recall.

After a week of no information on when this recall might be remedied, I find out yesterday that Ford will not have a fix until May 8...2017 (I am guessing here).

No word from Ford, no clarification or apology, nothing.

It is no wonder Ford is lagging in sales and I would not advise anyone to buy a Ford F-series truck...I am sorry I did!!



Post a Comment

Please remember a few rules before posting comments:

  • Try to be civil to your fellow blog readers.
  • Stay on topic. We want to hear your opinions and thoughts, but please only comment about the specified topic in the blog post.
  • Your email will not be shown.

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In

1637970
3607154
5376087
6633209
9578265
10352446
10543403
16955404
18597083

Home | Buy or Sell a Truck | News | Special Reports

Powered by Cars.com. By using this site, you agree to our terms of service | © 2017 Cars.com | Privacy Statement | Contact Us