The legendary American automobile manufacturer Ford has recalled more than 166,021 units of the Ford Classic and Ford Figo in India, to repair concerns with the rear suspension and steering. The brand started to do this precautionary examination of the rear axle of 131,922 units for probable imperfection that may possibly affect the braking, handling and ride of the vehicle. The company will also swap the power steering sluice of 34,099 units. The Ford Classics and Figos that were manufactured from January 2010 to June 2012 will be eligible for the replacement.
Ford in a news report said that, the company is broadening its presented controlled FSA (field service action) and will evoke the outstanding consignments of Ford Classic and Ford Figo models, to scrutinize them for impending problems related to the RTB (rear twist beam) and the PAS (power assisted steering) hose. 109,469 Figos and 22,453 Classics will be audited for the rear twist beam, that was assembled and distributed to customers from January 2011 to June 2012. Nevertheless, not all the parts of the cars may need to be replaced.
30,681 Figos and 3,418 Classics will see the birthplace once again regarding the power steering hose. Both the cars which were manufactured and sold from January 2010 to August 2010 and March 2011 to November 2011 will be scrutinized and replaced if necessary. The company also said that, until now there have been no complaints received over the problematic parts of both the cars. There have been no records of accidents or injuries caused by the related parts. This recall will be the 8th one from Ford in India for the year 2013. That’s a new recall record set by the American automobile manufacturer. The company is trying to contact the customers by mail notification, so people who did buy the cars within the mentioned time duration can directly drive down to the nearest Ford station for the check-up.