Risk of Post-Crash Fire Urges Ford to Recall 547,538 Duty Pickup Trucks

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On Friday the Ford Motor Co said that it would be recalling 547,538 of its Ford Super Duty pickups throughout the United States of America, Mexico and Canada, quoting the risk of a post-crash interior fire.

The second-biggest US automaker said that the recovery contains some models that were made between the year 2017 and 2019 with carpet flooring that could experience a post-crash interior fire.

As per the statement, in affected automobiles, a front seat belt pretensioner that installs during a crash could produce extreme sparks and has the potential of igniting a fire.

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Ford said that it was in knowledge of one report of a fire-related to this condition in the US and was not aware of any mishaps or injuries pertaining to this condition.

The affected automobile was constructed in Kentucky truck plant of Ford between the 8th of October 2015 and 29th October 2019, as per the company.

The recalls have impacted 490,574 automobiles in the United States and the federal boundaries, 56,112 in Canada and 852 in Mexico, said Ford.

As per the latest development, it has been reported according to the reports of local media that the Malaysian PM–Mahathir Mohamad has gifted a proton car to the Prime Minister of Pakistan–Imran Khan.

The car would officially be handed over to the PM through a ceremony. The car would be received by the financial adviser of PM on trade.

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