Some of APD's Ford Explorer SUVs going back into service
Some of the Austin Police Department's Ford Explorer SUVs are going back into service.
APD took almost 400 of the patrol vehicles out of service due to carbon monoxide leaks. They say detectors inside the explorers went off 70 times. Several officers were sickened.
In two months, 10 vehicles have been repaired. APD says it ran its own tests on the repaired vehicles, and they are now being transitioned back into service.
Ford has insisted the problem came from after-market add-ons like wiring for police electronics