Ford Recalls 281K F-150s For Faulty Door Handle

Law360, New York (February 3, 2011, 7:12 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. has recalled about 281,000 F-150 model trucks because of a door handle malfunction that could cause the door to inadvertently swing open during a side impact, according to a filing Thursday.

The recall affects certain 2009 and 2010 model year F-150s manufactured between Jan. 18, 2008 and Nov. 30, 2009, according to Thursday’s filing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Ford will contact truck owners in the group subject to the recall and ask them to take their trucks to a dealer...
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