On Wednesday, October 17, 2023, Ford Motor announced the company is recalling Mach-E electric vehicles due to an overheating issue. Yes, it is official that Ford Motor has been recalling 35,000 Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles due to overheating issues causing loss of driving power in the vehicle. This might be the update that many car lovers have been waiting for. But do you know what is the problem with the electric car causing loss of driving power and overheating? In this article, we have explained everything in the following sections. You are asked to stick with this page and go through it till the end. Swipe down the page.
Reports have claimed that the overheating issue causing loss of driving power is because of high-voltage batteries. Yes, due to the high voltage battery main contactors overheating in Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles resulting in loss of driving power. As a result, Ford Motor has decided to recall the 35000 Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles that were sold over the past two years in 2021 and 2022. It is said that the 2021 and 2022 model Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles extended range followed an investigation by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) to find out if Ford Motor’s June 2022 recall of 49,000 Mach-E vehicles properly fixed the problem.
The first recall by Ford Motor was made to fix an update of the software. The latest recall is said to extend the limited range vehicles and a replacement of high voltage batteries in Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles. In August, the NHTSA said, “Ford issued a service bulletin to replace the high voltage battery junction box and said owners that experienced the loss of motive power after receiving the recall remedy had the part replaced.” Continue reading this article and learn more details.
On Wednesday, the company said it came to hear that 107 high voltage contactor overheating issues that resulted in loss of driving power have been reported 107 times after the 2022 recall. The company also emphasized that no crash or tragedy occurred due to high voltage contactor overheating that resulted in a loss of driving power. Now the company has decided to recall 35000 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles 2021 and 2022 models to fix the overheating issue. However, the software issue was fixed with an update in the initial recall. The new recall is to replace the high-voltage battery junction box. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.