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Ford Recalls about 900,000 F-150 Pickups After Fires
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Ford Recalls about 900,000 F-150 Pickups After Fires

Ford Motor is reviewing about 900,000 of its F-150 and Super Duty trucks in North America to supplant an engine block heater cable because of the danger of fire, the automaker said Friday. Truck proprietors utilize the heater cable to warm their motors so they'll begin all the more productively in chilly climate. The cable is a cord swinging from the vehicle that is typically appended to an electrical string connected to a carport or home. Water and contaminants can get into the cable's join connector, consuming and harming the cable after some time, Ford said. The issue can make the connector short, making the warmer inoperable and perhaps stumbling breakers or outlets while the vehicle is left and the radiator connected. "The hazard to security just exists while the vehicle is p...