Ford recalls 375,000 Explorers due to part that can break and cause crash

13 crashes, 6 injuries reported due to issue

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Ford is recalling 375,000 Explorers due to a part that can break and lead to a crash.

The recall affects Explorers from model years 2013 through 2017.

Ford officials revealed the SUVs could have a fractured section of the rear suspension toe link. That can significantly diminish steering control and increase the risk of a crash.

The company is aware of 13 crashes and six injuries linked to the issue.

Dealers will complete an inspection and replace the part, if necessary, Ford said.

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