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The Lincoln Aviator is apparent at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Ford is abandoning Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator action account cartage congenital in the Calumet Region because of accouterments with incorrect torque on the ancillary airbag or seatback bore attachments.
The 2020 agent models were awash in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
“If the ancillary airbag and seatback bore are not absolutely secured, it could affect the aisle of the ancillary airbag deployment and may anticipate or adjournment the airbag beanbag from accession correctly, accretion the blow of abrasion during a crash,” Ford said in a account release. “Ford is not acquainted of any letters of blow or abrasion accompanying to this condition.”
The 2020 Ford Explorers were congenital at the Chicago Assembly Bulb on 12600 Torrence Avenue on the banks of the Calumet River on the far South Ancillary amid Nov. 19 of aftermost year and June 4. The 2020 Lincoln Aviators were congenital at the 96-year-old automotive bulb in Hegewisch not far from the accompaniment band amid April 11 of aftermost 2019 and June 8 of this year.
Anyone with an afflicted agent should booty it into a bounded Ford dealership.
“Dealers will abolish the advanced seatback panels from one or both advanced seats and verify the able torque on the fasteners,” Ford said in a columnist release. “The Ford advertence cardinal for this anamnesis is 20S48.”
Dearborn, Mich.-based Ford employs 5,810 mostly United Auto Workers-represented advisers at the Chicago Assembly Bulb and addition 1,290 workers at the Chicago Stamping Bulb on Lincoln Highway in Chicago Heights about bristles afar from the accompaniment line.