Grille - 2010 Ford Transit Connect Wagon 4-door Wagon XL
According ShanghaiDaily.com, Ford has a partnership with Jiangling Motors in China who uses an accelerator pedal made by CTS Corporation. CTS Corp., is at the center of the Toyota recall issues, so it is understandable that Ford would like to get ahead of any problems with their own vehicles. Currently, Jiangling Motors says there are no reported problems with the accelerator assemblies, but they are conducting a full review.
The production figures show that only about 1,600 of the Ford Transit Classic Commercial vans. In comparison to the 7.5 million cars affected by the two Toyota recalls, the risk to disappoint is much less for Ford. However, the company is airing on the side of caution.