Ford Motor Company is recalling 54,292 model year 2006-10 Ford Fusions, model year 2006-10 Mercury Milans and model year 2006-10 Lincoln MKZs in Canada.
A normally closed valve inside the hydraulic control unit may stick open, which could result in extended brake pedal travel, potentially increasing the risk of a crash.
One accident related to this condition has been reported.
What to do
Ford will contact owners, and dealers will inspect the hydraulic control unit for signs of stuck or slow-responding valves and replace the unit if necessary.
The system will be pressure-flushed with DOT 4 brake fluid and the DOT 3 reservoir cap will be replaced with a new DOT 4 cap.
All work will be done free of charge.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's reference number for this recall is 20S14.