Ford recalls F-250 pickups

Ford Motor says it will recall 52,000 F-250 trucks over concerns the vehicles could move while in park.

They want to inspect the F-250 pickups being concerned that these vehicles can continue to roll after the driver set the automatic transmission lever into the parking position.

"If the parking brake is not applied, this could result in unintended vehicle movement with the gear selector in park without warning, increasing the risk of injury or crash", Ford said.

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Ford says about 48,421 of the trucks are in the USA and another 4,143 are in Canada.

Though the plant builds a range of Super Duty trucks, Ford says the problem is limited to the F-250.

Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford doesn't have the replacement parts yet.

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Recalled trucks have 6.2 litre engines.

The Ford reference number for this recall is 17C06.

Ford says it is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue.

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Included in that vehicle were certain 2014 Ford Escapes, 2014 and 2015 Ford Fiesta STs, 2013-14 Ford Fusions and 2013, 2014 and 2015 Ford Transit Connect vehicles all equipped with 1.6-liter GTDI engines.

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