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Ford Recalls 547,538 Super Duty Pickup Trucks Due To Fire RiskWochit Postables
Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would recall 547,538 of its Ford Super Duty pickup trucks. Reuters reports that the recall is related to an increased risk of a post-crash interior fire. According to a statement, in affected vehicles, a front seat belt pretensioner could generate parks and possibly ignite a fire. The affected vehicles were built in Ford’s Kentucky truck plant between Oct. 8, 2015 and Oct. 29, 2019. Ford said it was aware of one report of a fire-related to this condition in the United States. The recall impacts 490,574 vehicles in the U.S. and federal territories, 56,112 in Canada, and 852 in Mexico. Owners of the affected vehicles are encouraged to contact their local Ford dealer for more information.