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November 21, 2020 Ford Issues Two Recalls in the US; Sedans, SUVs AffectedThe first recall involves a total of 15,587 vehicles. According to Ford, there is a possibility for a link shaft bracket to fracture and ultimately lead to a loss of power while the vehicle is in motion. It could also cause failure in the parking function of the affected models, November 20, 2020 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Has More Fuel Returns Than Gas Chevy, Ram TrucksBased on the agency’s estimates, the F-150 Powerboost Hybrid and the twin-turbo 3.5-liter hybrid V6 variant have a fuel economy of 24 miles per gallon (mpg) city, 24 mpg highway, and also 24 mpg combined. This makes the vehicle the most fuel-efficient pickup truck versus other gasoline-powered models such as November 13, 2020 375,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled in the US, CanadaUnfortunately for the Blue Oval, the problem doesn’t seem to be going away as it issued a secondary recall for 2013-17 Explorers believed to be equipped with malfunctioning rear suspension toe links. The latest recall involves 350,000 units of the family SUV in the United States and another 25,000 in November 12, 2020 Auto Sales in US Continue Upward Trend Since PandemicIn spring this year, several automakers went on a production hiatus due to the viral outbreak and various supply chain issues. This resulted in record-low sales across the country. But for the month of October, these manufacturers show significantly improved sales numbers proving that the worst is over.
November 10, 2020 P0299 Code: Turbocharger / Supercharger “A” Underboost ConditionThe powertrain control module (PCM) may trigger the check engine light and log an engine trouble code once it detects an issue with your engine’s turbo/supercharger. One possible error that may be set in your vehicle’s on-board diagnostic (OBD) system is the P0299 code.
What Does the P0299 Code Mean?