First shipment of repaired police cars coming to Austin
September 8, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas police chief says his department plans to start putting repaired Ford Explorers back on the street as soon as Monday after pulling nearly 400 from service because of carbon monoxide gas leaking into the cars' cabins.
Interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley tells the Austin American-Statesmen Thursday the first shipment of manufacturer-repaired vehicles would arrive Monday. Manley says local officials will conduct their own testing before putting the vehicles back into service.
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