Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Ford cheated on smog testing with a car that ran clean when the hood was lifted

 Cackette remembers one Ford that had a subtle switch triggered by opening the hood. The emissions controls worked when the hood was up, as it would be during a smog test, and not when it wasn’t.


1 comment:

  1. Fiat did the same in Brazil in the 90s. They got a slap in the wrist and moved on.