DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling over 240,000 SUVs and cars worldwide because a suspension part can fracture and increase the risk of a crash. The recall covers the Ford Flex, Taurus police car, Taurus SHO and Lincoln MKT from the 2013 through 2018 model years.
Most of the recalled vehicles are in North America.READ MORE: Fourth Of July Parade, Concert, And Fireworks Take Over Philadelphia
Ford says if the suspension moves a lot on the vehicles, the rear toe links can fracture. Toe links help keep the rear suspension stable and the tires on the pavement.READ MORE: 6 Dead, 30 Wounded In Shooting At Chicago-Area July 4 Parade: Police
The company says it’s not aware of any crashes or injuries caused by the problem in this batch of recalled vehicles.
Dealers will replace toe links on both sides with new ones that are stronger. Owners will be notified starting March 2.MORE NEWS: For Some, Fourth Of July Traditions Down Jersey Shore Date Back To 1960's
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