Ford Recalls Transits for Tow Issues Featured
28 November 2017
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 65,206 2015-17 Ford Transit vehicles equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.Ford will notify owners, and dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver's door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle's wiring harness, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk and an interim repair are expected to be mailed in November. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Ford's number for this recall is 17S34.