Today the Ford Motor Company announced the recall of over 1 million of it’s popular F-150 pickup trucks due to defective air bags. An electrical short is the reported problem, causing air bags to deploy unexpectedly and injuring some drivers.
Earlier this year, Ford acknowledged the problem, but only in 150,000 F150s, resisting the government’s request to recall all 1.2 Million with he problem. A growing number of incidents and injuries has convinced Ford to make the full recall.
If you have one of the latest model Ford F150s, call your local ford dealer to determine if your vehicle is affected in the latest recall. Airbags are one of the most important safety features in a vehicle, and a properly functioning airbag can save your life in a serious auto accident. If your vehicle is affected – don’t hesitate to comply with the recall.