Ford recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles to fix faulty bolts

Automobile major Ford Motor Company has confirmed that it has issued a recall for nearly 117,000 vehicles to fix certain safety issues.

The massive recall affects Ford F-150 pickup trucks, Escape and Lincoln MKC SUVs in addition to E-Series vans. The company revealed that the vehicles have been recalled to replace improperly tempered bolts in their seats as well as seatbelts.

Most of the vehicles that are being recalled by the auto giant are in the United States, but nearly 20,681 and 1,510 are in Canada and Mexico, respectively.

The company also warned that bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle in the affected vehicles might fracture, which could lead to accident.

However, the manufacturer claimed that it wasn’t aware of any accidents or injuries linked with the aforementioned safety defects. Faulty bolts will be replaced by Ford dealers at no cost to the customer.