New York: US automakers Ford and Chrysler removed on Friday hundreds of thousands of vehicles, many of them in North America, to repair inadequate program and automatic problems.
The dual companies, in apart remember announcements, pronounced they did not know of any injuries or deaths related to a defects.
Ford removed 692,500 Escape competition application vehicles (SUVs) and C-MAX crossovers from indication years 2013 and 2014 over a intensity program problem that could check airbag deployment in rollovers.
The number-two US automaker also is recalling 692,700 of a 2013-2014 Escapes for extraneous doorway handles that many not fasten properly.
The recalls are mostly in North America: a United States (594,785), Canada (78,013) and Mexico (19,689).
Chrysler, a US section of Italy`s Fiat Chrysler, is recalling 780,477 minivans to reinstate energy window switches that can overheat.
The models influenced are Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town Country, indication years 2010 to 2014.
The association is job behind for repairs 644,850 minivans in a US; 106,980 in Canada; 8,009 in Mexico; and 20,638 elsewhere.
First Published: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 11:02