A person familiar with the matter said that Ford executives refused to disclose the time of production suspension, but it is possible that the shutdown will resume within a few weeks.
It is reported that the parts affected by the suspension mainly involve the front seat cushions of the F-150, Super Duty, Expedition and Navigator series models of Ford Motors; the third-seat seat cushions of the Explorer, Flex and MKT models; and the MKT series. The liftgate interior parts used in the models. At present, these parts are mainly manufactured by the Meridian factory. The factory mainly produces many small components such as engine rocker arms, front-end transporters, instrument panel crossbeams, liftgate internal structures and radiator supports.