NEW YORK — Ford Motor Co. is recalling 370,000 vehicles due to potential corrosion to their steering shaft that may result in loss of steering, including Lincoln Town Cars from the 2005 to 2011 model years.
The total includes 355,000 vehicles in the U.S. and 15,000 in Canada.
Vehicle owners can have the lower intermediate shaft replaced at no cost and, as part of the inspection, the upper intermediate shaft or steering column may be repaired or replaced if the parts show damage due to corrosion, according to an article in the International Business Times. Ford will begin the recall on Oct. 21, 2013 and owners can call 1-866-436-7332 and reference recall number 13S08.
Associated Press/USA Today article here
New York Times Wheels Blog here