Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited — Ford Transit and Ford Transit Custom MY2020
What are the defects?
The vehicles may be fitted with front lower control arms that contain incomplete welds, which may lead to fracture of the component.
What are the hazards?
A fractured lower control arm could result in front lower control arm joint separation, resulting in loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of an accident that could result in injury or death of vehicle occupants and/or other road users.
What should consumers do?
Ford will contact owners of all affected vehicles to arrange for inspection and repair, free of charge.
For further information, consumers can find their nearest Ford dealer at https://www.ford.com.au/dealership/?intcmp=vhp-return-lad or contact Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.