MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – About 200,000 Ford vehicles sold or registered in Florida and nearly a dozen other states are being recalled to fix a problem that prevents brake lights from turning off.
The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars as well as some 2015 Mustangs.READ MORE: Three South Floridians To Spend 18 Years Behind Bars In Fraud Scheme Involving Baby Formula
High temperatures and humidity can cause a rubber brake pedal part to disintegrate, keeping the lights on, confusing other drivers, and increasing the risk of a crash. Drivers with automatic transmissions also can shift out of “park” gear without having their foot on the brake.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Site Finder
Dealers will replace brake and clutch pedal bumpers. Owners will be notified by mail starting March 3.MORE NEWS: Report: South Florida Counties Have High COVID Levels, Despite CDC Numbers
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