(NEXSTAR) — Ford introduced a world recall of greater than 400,000 vehicles over a video output concern that retains the rear view camera from displaying whereas backing up.
The recall covers 383,000 SUVs within the United States, together with sure Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators that got here with 360-degree cameras, in accordance to the Associated Press. The 12 months of manufacturing ranges from 2020 to 2023.
Ford stated in authorities paperwork posted Friday that it’s conscious of 17 minor accidents allegedly tied to the difficulty, however no accidents. Drivers say as a substitute of having the ability to see behind the automotive whereas backing up, they see a blue display screen.
To repair the difficulty, sellers may have to replace picture processing software program within the vehicles.
The whole recall consists of 462,000 vehicles worldwide, Reuters stories.
Ford stated the (*17*) Highway Traffic Safety Administration contacted them in October 2021 after allegations of the blue picture popping up within the rear view camera, the doc exhibits. The concern led to a recall that 12 months involving 228,000 vehicles, in accordance to Reuters, which is able to as soon as once more want to be fastened.