Ford Motor Company is recalling approximately 2.9 million vehicles due to a defective part that may prevent the car from shifting gears properly.
The vehicles are reportedly susceptible to a defective or missing shift cable that prevents proper gear shifts.
This includes shifting into park, which may not properly lock the wheels in place and can allow the vehicle to roll.
“Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2019 Escape, 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles,” the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrote in its report. “The bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.
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