Recall alert: 271,000 2013-14 Ford F-150 pickups need immediate brake inspection

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Faulty stop master cylinders coax stop of 271,000 pickup trucksFord Motor Co. pronounced currently which it is recalling scarcely 271,000 previous-generation F-150s after a three-month review by sovereign reserve regulators in to dozens of complaints about front stop failures as well as 9 crashes.Ford pronounced a problem involves fluid leaking from a master stop cylinder in to a stop booster, ensuing in reduced or no braking ability. Some owners who complained pronounced they could not stop even when dire a stop pedal all a way to a floor.Dealers will reinstate a master cylinder and, if there are signs of a leak, a booster, Ford said.Ford pronounced it knows of 9 crashes potentially linked to a problem though which none caused any injuries. One driver reported being injured whilst trying to stop though without being involved in a crash, Ford said.The influenced vehicles are equipped with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine as well as embody 225,012 in a U.S. as well as 43,682 in Canada. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an review in to 33 complaints of stop failure in February. Since then, 74 some-more complaints about stop problems on a 2013 as well as 2014 F-150 have been posted on a agencys website.We have had 3 wrecks in this lorry from rear-ending people since a lorry would not stop or a pedal would go to a floor, reads a complaint submitted in March by an owner in Arkansas. we still own this lorry since we still owe a lot of money on it. we cant afford to get rid of it. So we just frequency ever expostulate it unless we have to.A complainant from Texas reported crashing in April since a pickup didnt slow down even though a witness reported seeing a stop lights come on.This is a first stop for a 2013 F-150 as well as a largest of 4 recalls for a 2014 version.Separately, Ford pronounced it was recalling five 2016 Lincoln MKX crossovers in a U.S. since one of a second-row seats was errantly fitted with a Chinese-market trim cover, restraint access to a child-seat tether anchor."Ford recalls scarcely 271,000 previous-generation F-150s after stop failures" originally appeared at By Nick Bunkley, Automotive News

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