Ford has filed a recall notice after discovering a problem within its electric Mustang Mach-E.
The problem is related to a Mach-E battery component which can cause the entire battery to overheat.
Wade Filed the recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This recall applies to select 2021 and 2022 Mustang Mach-E models.
About 49 thousand examples of electric SUVs will be remembered.
A Ford spokesman, Deep said, claiming that the issue has nothing to do with the Mustang’s direct current (D/C) fast charging, fox Report.
Deep says that overheating “can cause bulging and deformation of the electrical contact surfaces.”
When this overheating occurs, the driver may lose propulsion power or experience start-up problems.
Deep shared that these Mach-E issues will be addressed remotely through “over-the-air deployment” of the software update starting in July.
Dealers can still sell the Mach-E to customers, but Ford is halting deliveries of the cars until the problem is resolved, Fox reports.
This action is known within the auto industry as a stop-sell.
A stop-sell helps keep Ford from losing money lemon law Which saves consumers from bad cars.
Drivers eligible for Lemon Law are compensated in the form of a vehicle return or replacement.
Drivers can choose between 68 kWh or 88 kWh of usable battery capacity when purchasing the Mach-E, Wade Report.
These battery options represent standard-range and extended-range versions of the model.
Ford isn’t the only auto maker solving significant issues with its electric car production.
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