expected incident rate of only 1.5 per cent and the fact that Territory features a dual, independent braking system that provides braking performance from the rear in case of any issue with the front brakes — as does Falcon — Ford pro-actively recalled all Territory vehicles in order to ensure the safety and peace of mind of our customers. We are investigating a small number of incidents with Falcon front brake hoses, though the root cause is yet to be determined. We are continuing to work with our dealers and other automotive repairers to gather data.
Q AThere is a dealer alert on rear brake hoses for BA/BF Falcon sedans but not utes and wagons. Why? Utes and wagons feature a different design for the brake hoses and, as a result, the service campaign for BA/BF sedan rear hoses does not apply to them.
QCarsguide has fielded reports of peeling ‘‘Shockwave blue’’ paint on BF Falcons. How many are affected? Is this actually a problem? We are working with the supplier of our Shockwave paint and have
Marin Burela says Ford is monitoring the ‘‘small number’’ of Territory balljoint failures.