Over Crash Risk Ford Recalls 1.2 million Explorer SUVs, 123,000 F-150 Pickups
Ford Motor Co. issued several recalls Wednesday, including one covering more than 1.2 million Ford Explorer SUVs that could be at risk of losing steering control.
The automaker said that 2011-17 model-year Explorers built from May 17, 2010, through Jan. 26, 2017, will be recalled after the company discovered a defect that could cause a fractured rear suspension leading to the loss of steering control. That, in turn, raises the risk of a crash.
The Explorer recall will cost the automaker about $180 million, according to a regulatory filing.