Suspension of Ford Explorer Falling Apart

The problem may affect about 400,000 SUVs.

Ford is urgently recalling 350,000 Explorer SUVs in the US and another 25,200 in Canada due to problems with the rear suspension – one of the levers may break while driving. This defect has already caused more than a dozen accidents.

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According to Autoblog, only the cars manufactured at the Chicago factory from September 4, 2012 to January 25, 2017 fall under the recall. Ford’s official dealerships are instructed to check a suspension of each Explorer and replace potentially faulty parts if necessary. So far, we know about 13 accidents and 6 victims due to the detected defect.

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This is not the first time when customers face the problem with the suspension of the Ford Explorer. Last year, 1.2 million SUVs built from 2010-2017 were sent for repairs.

Besides, the Explorer was accused of exhaust gas poisoning. In the spring of 2019, Ford received 50 lawsuits. US police departments that use Explorers for patrolling said that their vehicles had also showed signs of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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