Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 1.5 cars to address problems with leaking brake hoses on several models over several years and problems with breaking wiper arms on some pickup trucks.
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The automaker issued the recalls in separate actions filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and posted this week.
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The first report concerns more than 1.2 million medium-sized cars with brake hoses that can rupture and leak brake fluid. The faulty hoses were installed in Ford Fusions and Lincoln MKZs from 2013 through 2018.
The company said it is aware of one accident due to the issue, with no reports of injuries.
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Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified by mail to take their car to a Ford or Lincoln dealer to have the brake hoses replaced with stronger ones free of charge.
The second recall will affect more than 222,000 F-150 trucks made in 2021.
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The company found that wiper arms on some of the pickups made that year could break, and says vehicle owners can take them to dealers for inspection and free replacement if necessary.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.