The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. opens an investigation into whether adjustable brake and accelerator pedals installed on 400,000 Ford Motor Co. ’00-’01 Taurus/Sable sedans are too close together. NHTSA has received 22 complaints from Taurus and Sable drivers who have stepped on the brake and accelerator at the same time. Of those 22 complaints, five involved crashes. No injuries have been reported. The pedals are attached to an electric motor and can be shifted forward or ...
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