The Ministry of Economy announced yesterday the launch of four car recall campaigns, comprising 4799 cars, including the 2018-2019 Toyota Rush, the 2013-2016 Ford Fusion, and the 2013-2019 Ford Ranger. Bentley Continental cars were manufactured between January 2018 and March 2019, due to various manufacturing defects, pointing out that the four campaigns are free.
The ministry said in a report that the first campaign includes 1,875 cars «Toyota Rush» model 2018-2019, due to inappropriate programming of the computer for the airbag of those vehicles included in the campaign.
The report added that there is a possibility of a mistake in understanding the impact recorded when the rear wheels pass through a hole as a collision, which leads to the possibility of deploying the side airbag, pointing out that Al-Futtaim Motors, the local importer of Toyota cars in the UAE will contact the concerned customers to inform them. When their spare parts are available.
As for the second campaign, according to the report «economy», recalling 1944 cars «Ford Fusion» model 2013-2016, given the possibility that the end of the cable «transmission» in the vehicles covered or damaged, which may lead to the failure The transmission moves to the appropriate gear position, which may remove the ignition key if equipped without a warning message from the instrument panel or a warning ring while exiting the vehicle.
The report said that the transmission may lose the stability function, as it indicates that the car is not in a position of stability, and the ability to move, increasing the risk of injury or collision.
Al Tayer Motors, the importer of Ford vehicles in Dubai, and Premier Motors, the official Ford dealer in Abu Dhabi, will contact the concerned customers to inform them about the defect and request that their vehicles be brought as soon as the recall procedure is available.
The ministry also announced a third recall campaign, which included 825 cars «Ford Ranger» model 2013-2019, explaining that there is the possibility of some of the vehicles affected by this recall to tear the front brake hose, under certain operating conditions, which may lead to the loss of brake fluid The warning indicator is illuminated with brake fluid shortage, as well as increased brake pedal movement, increasing the risk of collision.
According to the ministry, 155 Bentley Continental cars will be recalled due to a programming error in the central console switch package, which could result in loss of dehumidification function through the air conditioning and hazard warning signal.