Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ Probed for Steering Flaw

Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ Probed for Steering Flaw

A trio of Ford vehicles are under investigation for a steering issue.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a probe on the 2010-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ as well as the 2010-2011 Mercury Milan after complaints of the power-assisted steering suddenly failing on the midsize sedans.

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The probe will cover 938,000 vehicles and NHTSA says it has received 508 complaints on the issue, alleging the vehicles lost power-assisted steering, causing increased steering effort. Four of the complaints reported crashes but no injuries.

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