Changan Ford recalls more than 19,000 vehicles


The Changan Ford Automobile Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Chinese automaker Changan Automobile and US automaker Ford, started on Monday the withdrawal of 19,070 vehicles due to a risk of faulty starting fires.

The recall refers to the Escort 2019 model, manufactured between September 1, 2018 and December 15, 2018, the State Administration of Market Control said Monday in a statement posted on its website.

A short circuit may occur in departures of defective vehicles, resulting in fire hazards and representing a safety risk, management said.

The company will replace the defective parts for free, the statement said.


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