Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited — Ford EcoSport
What are the defects?
Affected vehicles may be fitted with a Front Lower Control Arm with faulty welds. Lower Control Arm weld failure could cause the front wheel assembly to hit the wheelhouse and/or fender.
What are the hazards?
This may cause the front wheel to lock up, affecting steering control as well as loss of forward movement.
What should consumers do?
Ford will write to owners of all affected vehicles. Owners are advised to contact their Ford authorised Dealership for inspection and rectification.
For further information, contact any authorised Ford Dealer or Ford's Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 503 672.
Authorised Ford dealers