Ford is calling back about 81,000 units of the Explorer SUV over an issue with the suspension.
Certain 2014 and 2015 Explorers and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles are affected by the issue, which is an improper weld. The rear toe link weld can fracture, causing suspension noise, difficult steering and total loss of steering control.
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Ford received reports of one accident and one injury linked to this problem. Ford dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links and realign the rear suspension for free.
The recall affects vehicles built between January 17, 2014 and May 31, 2014, while 75,364 of the total affected population are in the U.S.
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