Ford recalls 1.3M Fusions over 'detaching' steering wheels

Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million midsize cars in North America because the steering wheel can detach from the steering column and drivers could lose control

Ford is recalling almost 1.4 million midsize cars in North America because the steering wheel can detach from the steering column and drivers could lose control.

Ford says steering wheel bolts can loosen over time.

The company is aware of two accidents with one alleged injury related to the defect.

2014-18 Fusions and MKZs built in Hermosillo, Mexico, from July 25, 2013, to March 5, 2018. Ford will install a larger bolt with more threads along with a larger nylon patch to keep it all locked down.

A second recall involves 2013-2016 Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0- or 1.6-liter engine and manual gearbox.

When driving a auto, the steering wheel is only expected to move in a rotational fashion, either clockwise or counter-clockwise.

Separately, Ford said Wednesday that it would recall about 6,000 cars for potential clutch plate fractures that could increase the chance of a fire.

Related News:

  • Abandoned Golf Course May Become Detroit's Newest Park

    Abandoned Golf Course May Become Detroit's Newest Park

    A city official told the Free Press the request will be referred today to a council committee for discussion at a later date. The golf course was closed in 2013 and was later bought by Greater Grace Temple Church.
    The Crown star Claire Foy paid less than Matt Smith

    The Crown star Claire Foy paid less than Matt Smith

    However, critics say this could only explain the first season - before Foy won a host of awards and nominations for the role. Pay equality in media and show business has become a hot topic recently.
    'Omerta' trailer: Rajkummar Rao starrer promises to be thrilling and mind-numbing

    'Omerta' trailer: Rajkummar Rao starrer promises to be thrilling and mind-numbing

    He is now serving a lifetime prison sentence for plotting the murder of the wall street journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002. Omerta looks like another winning role for Rao, who is has showing quite a new range for himself as an actor here.
  • Sukma attack: Tributes paid to martyred CRPF men

    Sukma attack: Tributes paid to martyred CRPF men

    The attack comes almost a year after 25 CRPF personnel were killed in a gunbattle with 300 Maoists in the same district. The CRPF personnel were martyred on Tuesday when a landmine blast blew up their patrolling vehicle in Sukma district.
    Florida shooter faces death penalty for school massacre

    Florida shooter faces death penalty for school massacre

    And while Nikolas Cruz opted to stand mute , the outlet pointed out that it still has the same immediate effect as a not guilty plea.

    (NYSE:BSX) SVP John Bradley Sorenson Sells 1950 Shares

    On Monday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". (NYSE:KEG) rating on Friday, July 31. Boston Scientific Corporation shares increased 4.12 percent over the past week and rose 13.25 percent over the previous month.
  • Monster Hunter World Deviljho DLC Release Date Revealed

    Monster Hunter World Deviljho DLC Release Date Revealed

    The patch is also said to re-balance the game's weapons, but details on this have yet to be made available. Later this spring, however, the ticket to revamp your hunter will be paid DLC.
    All Scots Toys R Us stores to close down within weeks

    All Scots Toys R Us stores to close down within weeks

    The company said some buyers were interested in purchasing Toys "R" Us , but the company didn't receive any formal bids. Toys R Us is one of the nation's biggest toy retailers, employing more than 3,000 across 100 stores in the UK.
    Google Images will display captions on mobile searches

    Google Images will display captions on mobile searches

    Image captions are rolling out globally starting this week for the Google app ( Android and iOS ) and mobile browsers. Elements such as badges, for recipe or product, helped users find what they were looking for.
  • HBO executive hints final episode will have loads of death

    HBO executive hints final episode will have loads of death

    However, we now know that they too will likely die in the final episodes, which will begin airing sometime in 2019. Who will remain standing by the end of the wars? The fans will have to wait and watch the show to find out.
    EU agrees crackdown on aggressive tax avoidance

    EU agrees crackdown on aggressive tax avoidance

    Information about the schemes will be compiled in a centralized database and shared among the 28 European Union member countries. Tax planning intermediaries who fail to comply with the rules will risk fines or sanctions set by individual member states.
    Met Eireann weather forecast for today and tonight

    Met Eireann weather forecast for today and tonight

    A Yellow Alert wind warning is in place with winds expected to reach speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts between 90 and 100km/h. Friday will be a balmy 8C in Kilkenny with some rainfall also expected.


Most liked

Ciclismo, al via la Tirreno-Adriatico: un'occhiata al percorso
Bene anche Quick-Step Floors staccata di 15 secondi e inferiore alle attese la prova del Team Sunweb quinto a 25". So solo che abbiamo spinto a tutta fino alla fine ed ecco il risultato.

Bullseye host Jim Bowen dies aged 80
A former headmaster, born in Lancashire, he had started his career in the 1960s but found fame with the much-loved Bullseye . The show ran for 14 years and attracted a peak audience of 20 million people. "He was a very lovely genuine man".

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock to observe with 4.84% Dividend Yield
The institutional investor owned 39,361 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock after selling 2,392 shares during the period. The stock of Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Cowen & Co.

'We will all die' if Trump is re-elected: top New Zealand diplomat
Caroline Beresford, deputy head of mission at the New Zealand Embassy in Washington DC. "These expectations were not met in this instance".

Verizon Communications (VZ) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates
Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc sold 6,641 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)'s stock declined 7.66%. It dropped, as 35 investors sold BLUE shares while 42 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes.

NZ Police investigate sexual assault allegations at summer camp
The Labour Party has suspended all Young Labour events until an external review is completed following sexual assault allegations. The party is also facing criticism for the presence of alcohol at the event.

What Analysts Expect From this Stock? Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
It worsened, as 43 investors sold NTRS shares while 183 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. Nuveen Asset Ltd Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:RXDX) for 1.37 million shares.

Labor to end 'millionaire welfare' by axing tax loophole
Bowen said it would affect 200,000 part pensioners, and around 14,000 full pensioners, and save the budget $5 billion a year. Mr Shorten said one in 10 of Australia's 2.5 million pensioners would be affected by the change.

Prince William Reveals Prince George May Already Have His Dream Job
Last year, while on a visit to Denmark, the Duke of Cambridge hand-delivered Prince George's Christmas wish list to Santa. While speaking with Express UK , Richardson also detailed the conversation she had with Prince William.

Attention Gainer: Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (AXTA)
Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.14117, the 3 month is 1.00768, and the 1 month is now 1.07255. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in Axalta Coating Systems by 14.4% in the second quarter.

Ginebra defeats SMB to narrow semis gap
The 23-year-old big man scored 12 points and also collected four rebounds and an assist in 33 minutes as a starter for Ginebra. Aguilar 25, Tenorio 18, Caperal 12, Cruz 12, Devance 11, Thompson 9, Mercado 8, Ferrer 0, Manuel 0.

Case Keenum To Sign With Denver Broncos
Moreover, she's heard that the Broncos didn't even bother to hurl an offer toward Cousins' general direction for that matter. There were some things that we should have done, that we should have done differently that we didn't do.

Global Medical Robotics Market 2018- IRobot Corporation, Accuray Incorporated
Present day status of the Spray Robot industry in key regions is stated and industry policies and news are analysed. In short, Articulated Robot report will be helpful for all new and current aspirants in Articulated Robot market .

France to sue Google, Apple over developer contracts- minister
Le Maire also commented on new tax measures the European Union is planning to apply to tech companies making online sales in Europe.

LeBron James executes flawless windmill dunk in Cavaliers' win over Suns
The NBA superstar has previously been open about the idea of getting to play in the NBA at the same time as LeBron James Jr . In fact, he made it look so easy, you actually forget while you're watching that HE'S A 13-YEAR-OLD IN THE SEVENTH GRADE.