January 21, 2021

Ford F-150, Explorer and Mustang part of 620,000-vehicle recall for blank backup cameras

Every vehicle but the Ecosport is included in this recall.

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Following news of two new Ford recalls for broken Mustang brake pedals and poor welds in the F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickups, Ford on Wednesday announced a third recall that affects nearly every new vehicle it sells today. Specifically, 620,246 vehicles will need to go back to the dealership for blank backup cameras.

The vehicles involved in the large recall are all 2020 models. They are the Ford Explorer, F-150, Mustang, Transit, Super Duty pickups, Expedition, Escape, Ranger and Edge. If you’re keeping track, that’s every Ford on sale today save for the Ecosport. None of the affected cars have sufficient electrical conductivity for the internal camera’s circuit board, which can result in completely blank backup cameras or images that flicker where the display is supposed to provide

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