Imagine if your car's roof or windshield came off while you were driving?
This is what could happen to you if you bought a Ford Mustang Mach-E in Canada, according to information from
The manufacturer has thus recalled 5,000 of these models sold in this country.
“On certain vehicles, the panoramic sunroof window may not be properly secured.
Over time, the glass could come off and separate from the vehicle, ”Ford warns.
This concerns 1,812 Mustang Mach-E vehicles sold in Canada.
“On some vehicles, the windshield may not be properly secured.
As a result, the glass can loosen and separate from the vehicle in the event of an accident, ”adds the manufacturer.
This time, 3,178 Mach-E are concerned.
A boomerang comeback for Ford?
For the moment, only vehicles circulating in Canada would be affected by these two problems while all Mach-E models are manufactured in the same plant in Mexico. Ford will examine all the vehicles that will be brought back to the dealership. In the event of take-off, an additional adhesive will be added to hold the affected elements in place. This case is like a boomerang comeback for Ford.
Darren Palmer, head of the electrical section at Ford, had scoffed at similar reliability issues Tesla encountered last fall.
The roof of a Model Y had come off on the highway.
“The doors close properly, the colors of plastics and other materials match perfectly, the bumpers don't fall off, the roof doesn't come off when you wash it, the handles don't get stuck when it's cold ... “, He said, referring to the models designed by Ford.
He might have done better to abstain.
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