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Ford Recalled Nearly Half A Million Cars While You Were Eating Lunch

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While you were getting a sandwich around the corner, Ford was announcing a recall on 451,865 cars.

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The recall is for Ford Fusions and the Ford Fusion-in-a-dress Mercury Milan from 2010-11.

“The canister purge valve in some vehicles may work improperly, which can cause pressure in the fuel tank to change,” Automotive News reports. That pressure change can cause a crack, that crack can start a leak, and that leak can start a fire.

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No such fires have been reported, but Ford is issuing a recall anyway.

Read more on the recall in Ford’s full media statement right here.

Photo Credit: Ford


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Ford Fusion-in-a-dress Mercury Milan from 2010-11.

(sigh) I miss Mercury Jill.