Ford Fusion brakes issue has been taken up by the authorities after there have been three crash reports recently, though with no physical injuries to humans. The safety regulator from the US checking up Ford Motors Fusion and Milan model that were released between the year 2009 and 2011 models for the important brake fails under certain situations conditions this direction from national highway traffic safety administration.
This investigation began on December 20 with Fusion, the most popular model by Ford. The Milan models are not in production anymore. It is expected that this safety check would affect the company’s cars to be used for public transports and on roads if the company fails to provide necessary patch up to its braking system.
The problem was with the automatic lock brake system which becomes ineffective when the cars run on the uneven or slippery surface. It takes longer for the driver to put the brakes and this increases the possibilities of accidents. The car becomes out of control, and it can trigger possible casualties during emergency situations.
NHTSA stated that there had been many complaints from the consumers about the brake pedal which becomes ineffective and does not bounce back. This problem renders the cars unstoppable during extreme conditions.
It is important to note that the models Fusion and Milan of 2009 to 2011 are involved in several recalls from the legal authorities. These models are among 1.9 Ford cars which have been reported to be affected by this failure in the braking system.
There have been recalls from the authorities on multiple occasions for more than one reasons. The year 2010 and 2011 also mark the recall of Fusion and Milan models for the possibility of cracks of petrol tanks cracks during slight pressure
All three crashes that occurred are reported to have taken place by the same problem in the braking system. NHTSA got 141 complaints which covered wide of range of failures like stopping after going past traffic lights.