Ford's Latest Backup Camera Recall Will Cost It $270 Million

2023 Ford Explorer
2023 Ford Explorer

Ford is issuing yet another recall over its backup cameras, Reuters reports; this time, the recall hits another 169,000 vehicles. It’s going to cost the Blue Oval too, as the company is expecting to take a $270 million hit because of it.

This latest recall is just another in a line of numerous recalls the company has issued since mid 2021 over faulty backup cameras that can malfunction and not show a feed when activated. Vehicles affected this time around are the Ford Explorer, Bronco and Transit and the Lincoln Aviator, Corsair and Navigator from model years 2018-2023.

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The recalls seem to be affecting Ford’s bottom line in more ways than one. Ford Authority reports that because of the backup camera issue, Explorer sales dropped 23 percent in Q2 2023 causing the Explorer to give its first place sales spot up to the Toyota Highlander.

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