Ford announced on Wednesday the recall of 2.15 million older Ford and Lincoln vehicles that had already been recalled and repaired for faulty door latches. Those 2011-2016 models were recalled and repaired through 2017.
The affected vehicles may not have had all the door latches replaced or correctly replaced under the original recall, according to Ford’s statement, but the spring tabs in the replacement latch could crack and fail, especially in hit, sunny areas.
A fractured pawl spring tab might result in the door not being able to close, but it could latch after several attempts to shut it. Once