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Detroit Free Press
Ford Motor Co. is recalling its popular 2021 Bronco Sport for a second time, now for an incorrect lower control arm that could result in reduced vehicle stability and increase the risk of a rollover crash at maximum roof load.
This recall involves 106 vehicles built on Dec. 9; Ford estimated 50% are defective.
For industry observers, it’s not whether recalls involve 100 or 100,000 new vehicles but the perceived systemic breakdowns that cause them to occur that are worrisome.
Ford Bronco Sport was just launched in November. Ford had sold 13,170 Bronco Sports in the U.S. through January, according to its sales reports.
The recall is posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website dated Feb. 16 with Ford documents attached. The…