In addition to the fine, Ford Kuga owners whose vehicle caught fire can claim R50 000 from the manufacturer.
A fire risk affecting some 7 219 Kuga vehicles has been identified by Ford.
This time it’s the 2l diesel Kuga that has a problem and it has to do with the brakes.
Ford broke the law when it failed to inform the consumer commission of Reshall Jimmy’s death say cops.
Court told that car co refused to publish report into death of Reshall Jimmy.
Ford South Africa has issued a voluntary safety recall of the Ford Kuga 1.6
Ford South Africa is calling on Kuga owners to get a maintenance check only there are no parts to repair faults.