Ford recalling 1.2 million Explorers over suspension issue

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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo the company logo is displayed on the grille of an unsold 2019 F150 pickup truck at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. Ford is almost finished with a major global restructuring, and by the time it ends in August the automaker will have shed 7,000 white-collar jobs. […]

Ford has issued a recall of 1.2 million Explorers. The company says the SUV’s from model years 2011 may have suspension issues. 

Ford said that cars frequently ride over rough terrain may experience a fractured toe link on their rear suspension, which can affect steering and increase the risk of an accident. 

One customer reported hitting a curb due to the issue but, the carmaker is not aware of any related injuries. 

It will spend about $180 Million in repairs, at no cost to owners. 

Ford has also issued recalls recently for several vehicles including the F-150, Taurus, Flex and Lincoln MKS and MKT. 

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