Ford Announces Massive Recall Over Loss Of Steering Risk
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Ford announced Sunday that it is recalling 370,000 cars sold in multiple states – including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — due to potential corrosion that may result in the loss of steering.
No incidents or injuries have been reported as a result.
The cars include 2005 to 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Cars. About 355,000 are in the U.S. and 15,000 in Canada.
Dealers will inspect the cars and may replace the lower intermediate steering shaft and if necessary resecure a lower steering column bearing and replace the upper intermediate steering shaft.
Outside of the Tri-State Area, states included in the recall include, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Owners in other states can also ask for inspections and repairs.
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