The recall covers 2013-2017 mannequin 12 months autos that will expertise a seized cross-axis ball joint that would trigger a fractured rear-suspension toe hyperlink, which might considerably diminish steering management, growing the chance of a crash.
The recall covers 676,152 autos in North America, 59,935 in China and 38,600 elsewhere. The U.S. autos are in high-rust states.
Proprietor notifications will start in late August. Sellers will examine cross-axis ball joints and substitute if wanted and substitute the toe hyperlinks with a revised half.
Ford issued two different small remembers on Friday, almost all of them in North America. One is for about 35,000 2020-2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty autos with 6.7-liter engines and single rear wheel axle for a rear-axle housing spring seat interface weld situation.
Ford can be recalling 41,000 2020-2021 Lincoln Aviator autos geared up with 3.0-liter gasoline engines as a result of the battery cable wire harness is probably not correctly secured.
The difficulty might lead to a brief circuit and potential fireplace. Ford is just not conscious of any accidents, accidents or fires associated to the 2 smaller remembers.