Ford is recalling over 1.5 million vehicles sold in the United States in two actions to repair leaky brake hoses and windshield wiper arms that can cause damage, reported Associated Press.

The larger of the two recalls accounts for nearly 1.3 million vehicles in 2013 through 2018 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars. The company stated in documents posted on Friday by safety regulators that the front brake hoses can puncture and leak brake fluid. That would raise brake pedal travel and make stopping distances longer.

Dealers are to replace the hoses. Ford will send owners notification letters from April 17. They will get a second letter once the parts are available for replacement.

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Owners who are facing problems should reach their dealer, Ford suggested. There are some parts which are already available for repairs. The company said only about 2% of the vehicles will show brake hose leaks.

Ford said it is aware of a crash with no mention of injuries due to the issue.

The subsequent recall covers over 222,000 F-150 pickups from 2021. The windshield wiper arms of the vehicle can break. Dealers will replace the arms if required. Owners will be notified from March 27.

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Ford Motor Company, shortly called Ford is an American automobile manufacturer. Dearborn, Michigan-headquartered multinational was founded and incorporated by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903. The company manufactures automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. 

The company also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% shareholding in UK’s Aston Martin and a 32% stake in China’s Jiangling Motors. It also operates joint ventures in China as Changan Ford, Taiwan as Ford Lio Ho, Thailand as AutoAlliance Thailand, and Turkey as Ford Otosan.