problem: The latch pawl spring leaf is designed to crack and damage easily in areas with high ambient temperature. Latches with broken detent springs often result in a "door that cannot be closed" state. If the homeowner can still lock the door after repeated attempts, the door may open when driving, increasing the risk of injury.
Lincoln automaker Ford says the affected cars have been or are already in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma Homer, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington and federal territories are registered. It also said that it was not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries.
Solution: The dealer will remove and replace the side door latches free of charge.
What the owner should do: Ford did not immediately announce the owner's notification schedule. Owners can call the car manufacturer at 800-392-3673, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline can call 888-327-4236 or Visit its website Check their Vehicle identification number And learn more.
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