Ford Announces Two Recalls

CBJ – Ford Motor Co. has issued two safety recalls involving more than 2.6 million vehicles in North America, including about 275,000 in Canada.

One recall is for the Takata driver-side front airbags for 2006-12 Ford Fusion, 2007-10 Ford Edge, 2007-11 Ford Ranger, 2006-11 Mercury Milan, 2006-12 Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ and 2007-10 Lincoln MKX vehicles.

The airbags contain an absorbing propellant that could deteriorate and rupture on deployment if exposed to high temperatures and humidity.

Some products from Continental Tire of America need to be recalled. There is the potential that certain types of Continental tires could potentially experience sudden air loss or tread loss from a break in the side wall. The recall affects about 3,000 vehicles sold in Canada.