Ford is recalling about 12,000 model year 2010-17 Ford Taurus, model year 2009-17 Ford Flex, model year 2009-15 Lincoln MKS and model year 2010-17 Lincoln MKT vehicles n the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Some vehicles may experience a fractured rear suspension toe link, significantly diminishing steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford has received one report of a crash with minor injuries.
The following vehicles are being recalled:
- Model year 2010-17 Ford Taurus vehicles built at the Chicago Assembly Plant, July 2, 2009, to May 25, 2017;
- Model year 2009-17 Ford Flex vehicles built at the Oakville Assembly Plant, May 7, 2008, to May 16, 2017;
- Model year 2009-15 Lincoln MKS vehicles built at the Chicago Assembly Plant, May 28, 2008, to Sept. 10, 2015; and
- Model year 2010-17 Lincoln MKT vehicles built at the Oakville Assembly Plant, July 28, 2009, to May 29, 2017.
What to do
Dealers will replace the left and right-hand rear suspension toe links with new forged toe links.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's reference number for this recall is 19S18.