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Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford and Lincoln SUVs, 2015 Sedans

16_Ford_Explorer_Recall.jpg 2016 Ford Explorer | Manufacturer image

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs manufactured at the automaker’s Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year 2015 Taurus sedans manufactured at the Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year 2015 Flex SUVs manufactured at the Oakville Assembly Plant in Ontario between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year 2015 Lincoln MKS sedans manufactured at the Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015; and model-year 2015 Lincoln MKT SUVs manufactured at the Oakville Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 21, 2015.

The Problem: The parking brake might not engage fully, increasing the risk of a crash. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries associated with this issue, the automaker said in a statement.

The Fix: Dealers will inspect the vehicle and, if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly for free.

What Owners Should Do: Ford did not immediately announce an owner notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 866-436-7332, for more information.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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