Ford is recalling dozens of the primary Mustang Mach-E deliveries after it found unfastened bolts throughout the high quality checks which can be holding up shipments.
“[S]ome autos might have subframe bolts that the provider didn’t tighten to specification,” Ford wrote Friday afternoon. “Whereas the difficulty in affected autos is to not Ford’s requirements, the corporate isn’t conscious of any accidents or accidents associated to this situation.”
Ford says 1,258 Mustang Mach-Es are affected within the US, in addition to 90 in Canada, however that the overwhelming majority of these haven’t been shipped to clients but. “Fewer than 75 clients who’ve already taken supply” should convey their Mustang Mach-E in to get fastened, in accordance with the corporate. Ford says it’ll begin contacting these homeowners beginning March twenty second.
The recall is minuscule by most requirements, and to date it doesn’t appear to be almost as critical as, say, Hyundai Kona EVs catching hearth. Nevertheless it’s one other small hiccup within the rollout of Ford’s first mass-market EV. The corporate has delivered round 4,000 Mustang Mach-E SUVs to date, however this week delayed the discharge of some 4,500 with a view to do further high quality checks, and is compensating some homeowners in consequence. It’s unclear if these checks have been spurred by the bolt problem, or another suspicion.