Ford is recalling greater than 1.5 million autos within the US in two actions to repair leaky brake hoses and windshield wiper arms that may break.
The biggest of two remembers covers practically 1.3 million 2013 by means of 2018 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKX midsize automobiles.
The corporate says in paperwork posted Friday by security regulators that the entrance brake hoses can rupture and leak brake fluid.
That may improve brake pedal journey and make stopping distances longer.
Sellers will change the hoses.
Ford will mail proprietor notification letters beginning April 17.
They’ll get a second letter as soon as components can be found for the repair.
Homeowners who’re experiencing issues ought to name their supplier, Ford says.
There are some components already obtainable for repairs.
The corporate says solely about 2% of the autos may have brake hose leaks.
Ford says it’s conscious of 1 crash with no point out of accidents as a result of downside.
The second recall covers greater than 222,000 F-150 pickups from 2021.
The windshield wiper arms can break.
Sellers will change the arms if wanted. Homeowners can be notified beginning March 27.