Trivia Question for September 20, 2018 – F150

In the news this month, Ford is recalling 2 million F-150 pickup trucks because seat belts in them can spark and cause fires. Aside from never hearing of a seat belt sparking a fire before, it got me thinking about other recalls for the F-150.

So our question tonight is: How many current recalls are there for the F-150 pickup truck?

ANSWER:
80 recalls active as of 9/20/18
https://www.cars.com/recalls/ford-f_150/

In one report, a deer ran into the driver’s side of a pickup, causing minor damage. The side air bags inflated, and after five to 10 minutes, a passenger noticed a fire on the bottom of the post between the front and rear doors where the seat belts are located. “The truck went up in complete flames in a matter of minutes and is a complete loss,” the owner wrote.

Thanks to all that checked into the net. Special thanks to N6CIZ for use of the repeater.

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