Our ford van has done us great in the past 11 years.
Yes it had all the recalls on it but ford fixed each one.
The reason we got rid of the van is at 298,000 miles it thrown a rod through the block. It was unexpected with no warning.
Only major repair I had to pay for was the intake gaskets leaking and manifold needed replaced. I fixed & maintained the rest except tires. No transmission issues even at 298,000.
We feel lucky compared to some other reviewers.
Thank you ford
Focus on safety issues, so that recalls don't need to be made.