The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is opening a preliminary investigation into 841,000 Ford Motor cars over concerns steering wheels could detach while driving.
The auto safety agency said it is investigating 2014-2016 model Ford Fusion cars after three reports of steering wheel bolts becoming loose, including one report of a steering wheel completely detaching while a driver attempted to turn into a gas station. Ford did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Reporting by David Shepardson
Ford Fusion steering wheels could detach, NHTSA says originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:50:00 EDT.