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Ford recalls over 700K vehicles; backup cameras can go dark

/ 09:35 PM September 30, 2020
Ford recalls over 700K vehicles; backup cameras can go dark

This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Ford logo on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Ford is recalling more than 700,000 vehicles in North America because the backup cameras can show distorted images or suddenly go dark. The recall covers most 2020 versions of Ford’s F-Series trucks, as well as the 2020 Explorer, Mustang, Transit, Expedition, Escape, Ranger, and Edge. The recall is expected to start on Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

DETROIT — Ford said it is recalling more than 700,000 vehicles in North America because the backup cameras can show distorted images or suddenly go dark.

The recall covers most 2020 versions of Ford’s F-Series trucks, as well as the 2020 Explorer, Mustang, Transit, Expedition, Escape, Ranger, and Edge. Also included are the Lincoln Nautilus and Corsair. F-Series trucks are the top-selling vehicle in the U.S.

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The company said in documents posted Wednesday by the U.S. government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that a poor electrical connection is causing the problem.

Ford said it doesn’t know of any crashes or injuries caused by the problem.

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Dealers will replace the rearview camera at no cost to owners. The recall is expected to start on November 7.

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