DETROIT — Ford is including 270,000 autos to a recall in North America to repair a gearshift drawback that might trigger them roll away unexpectedly.
The addition covers sure 2013 by way of 2016 Fusion midsize vehicles with 2.5-liter engines.
The corporate is urging drivers to at all times use the parking brake till repairs are made.
Ford says a bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission can degrade, inflicting the cable to detach. If that occurs, a driver might shift into park however the automotive might be in one other gear.
Ford has one report of an harm and three property harm reviews. Engineers are growing a repair.
Final 12 months Ford recalled 550,000 Fusions from 2013 by way of 2016 and Escape small SUVs from 2013 and 2014 for a similar drawback with a distinct trigger.
Ford says house owners shall be notified when repairs and elements are prepared, and that house owners of vehicles mounted within the earlier recall aren’t affected.
The 2018 recall lined vehicles with numerous completely different engines, together with the two.5-liter.