Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited — Ford Everest and Ranger
What are the defects?
In certain affected vehicles, the intermediate steering shaft weld may not meet required specifications, which may cause the steering column to detach from the steering gear.
What are the hazards?
This condition could result in a loss of steering, increasing the risk of accident or injury.
What should consumers do?
Dealers will inspect the intermediate steering shaft weld and replace the shaft if the weld fails the inspection. 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.