Ford recalls 1.39 million vehicles in North America

On Thursday, Ford announced a recall on 1.39 million SUVs and sedans in North America, including 1.18 million in the U.S., due to a potential power steering failure. Affected models include the 2011-2013 Ford Explorer, as well as the 2008-2011 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner.

A number of accidents involving injuries have been reported to U.S. regulators.

In addition, approximately 200,000 Ford Taurus sedans from 2010-2014 are being recalled to fix a corrosion issue.

Finally, 82,576 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, and Lincoln Zephyr sedans from 2006-2011 have floor mats that may interfere with the operation of the gas pedal.

The number of affected units in Canada has yet to be specified.

Source: reuters.com

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