Ford under investigation, complaints about exhaust gas smell

FILE - In this Thursday, June 5, 2014, file photo, clouds are reflected in the Ford sign at a dealership in Wexford, Pa. Ford on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 said it is recalling some older Windstar minivans to because a previous rear-axle recall repair might not work. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

(WIAT) — The U.S. government is investigating complaints from owners of Ford Explorers who say they smelled gas inside their SUV’s. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it received 154 complaints involving Ford Explorers with model years 2011 to 2015.

Owners say they smelled exhaust gas when the SUV was in full throttle. Ford says they are cooperating with the investigation.

So far no injuries have been reported.

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