Ford Recalls 370,000 Crown Victoria, Town Car & Grand Marquis Sedans
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According to The Detroit News, the recall affects vehicle built from model years 2005 through 2011, of which around 355,000 were sold in the United States and 15,000 delivered to Canada.
Ford says it is not aware of accidents or injuries related to this issue, but dealers will inspect all vehicles and replace the lower intermediate steering shaft free of charge. If necessary, the automaker will also secure a lower steering column bearing a replace the upper intermediate steering shaft.
The recall targets states where road salt is used and rust is most likely to occur, but a company spokesman said that anyone with concerns about their steering can have their vehicles checked and, if necessary, repaired.
The Ford Crown Victoria, and its Lincoln and Mercury Versions, were discontinued after the 2013 model year.
Story via DetroitNews
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