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Ford Issues Massive Recall Due To Loose Steering Wheels

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Ford is recalling more than 1.4 million vehicles after reports that the steering wheel can become loose and even come off while driving on two of its models.

The recall involves some Ford Fusions and Lincoln MKZs from 2014 through 2018.

Ford said it is aware of two accidents and one injury that may have been caused by the problem.

Officials with the automotive company said that the bolts that hold the steering wheel to the steering column can become loose over time. There have been two crashes and one injury because of the issue.

The recall applies to every version of the Fusion:

  • Fusion S
  • Fusion SE
  • Hybrid S
  • Hybrid SE
  • Hybrid Titanium
  • Energi SE
  • Energi Titanium
  • Fusion Sport
  • Fusion Platinum
  • Fusion Hybrid Platinum
  • Fusion Energi Platinum

The recall also applies to every version of the Lincoln MKZ:

Lincoln MKZ Premier

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Premier

Lincoln MKZ Black Label

For more details on the recall, check this media release by Ford.

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