US auto regulator opens probe into over 200,000 Ford vehicles

By Thomson Reuters May 10, 2024 | 4:41 AM

(Reuters) – The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Friday it was opening a preliminary evaluation into 210,960 Ford vehicles following complaints alleging diesel fuel leaks that may result in a fire.

A preliminary evaluation is the first step to determine whether the vehicles pose an unreasonable risk to safety.

(Reporting by Deborah Sophia in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)