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Ford issues three recalls covering 1.5 million Ford and Lincoln vehicles, few over potential whiplash concerns



Ford issued a safety recall on about 1.5 million vehicles Wednesday.

It's recalling select 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 vehicles with six-speed automatic transmissions.

It's additionally recalling 2017 to 2019 Lincoln Continentals and select 2019 Ford Mustang, Lincoln Nautilus and Lincoln Navigator vehicles.

Ford is issuing three recalls covering 1.5 million Ford and Lincoln vehicles, refering to a unintended downshift to first gear in certain F-150 pickups that is caused no less than five accidents, among other safety concerns, the company said Wednesday.

Depending on vehicle speed, a downshift to first gear without warning could result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash, Ford said in a statement announcing the recalls.

Ford is issuing a safety recall on select 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 vehicles with six-speed automatic transmissions, 2017 to 2019 Lincoln Continental vehicles, and select 2019 Ford Mustang, Lincoln Nautilus and Lincoln Navigator vehicles.

The generally 1.48 million F-150 trucks have a deformity that can make the truck briefly downshift into first first gear. Portage knows about five reports of mishaps, including one report of whiplash possibly identified with this condition.

Around 27,000 Lincoln Continental vehicles may have an issue with silicon contamination in the door latch, which can keep it from completely engaging. This implies the entryway could open while driving. Ford is not aware of any accidents connected to this recall.

Around 4,200 Ford Mustang, Lincoln Nautilus and Lincoln Navigator vehicles may have a deformity that causes the instrument cluster to be blank while the video starts up. Ford is not aware of any of any accidents connected to this recall either.

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