Ford recalling over 17,000 electric Mustang Mach-Es in US because windshields might detach

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Adhesive problem discovered

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Ford is initiating a recall of most electric Mustang Mach-E SUVs sold in the United States after it went on sale late last year due to a manufacturing defect that would have allowed their windshields to detach in an accident. Could.

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17,692 vehicles manufactured from February 24, 2020 to June 18, 2021 are affected by this problem. The root cause has yet to be determined, but a Ford spokesperson told Granthshala Business that a solution has been implemented at the factory for current production.

Ford said it was not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the problem. This was alerted by “reports of poor windshield urethane adhesion were noted during a broken windshield replacement,” said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report on the recall. The automaker will replace the windshields on all vehicles with its panoramic glass sunroofs, which used the same adhesive process.

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Owners will start being notified from October 27th and repairs will be done free of charge under warranty. Owners are advised that water leaks and increased wind noise are indicators of possible windshield isolation.

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The Mach-e was the fourth best-selling electric vehicle in the US during the first half of 2021, after the Chevrolet Bolt, Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y.According to The Newswheel.

NS Detroit Free Press reported that this recall extends to a total of 38,714 Mexican-made Mac-Ss that were sold globally.


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