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Ford Recalling 53,000 Trucks That Can Roll Away While Parked

They were built at a Kentucky plant from October 2015 through Thursday and sold in North America

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    Ford is recalling thousands of new pick-up trucks because they can roll away when they're parked. The recall affects 53,000 2017 model F-250 trucks.

    (Published Saturday, April 1, 2017)

    Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error.

    Ford says drivers should use the parking brake to make sure that parked cars don't move.

    Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford doesn't have the replacement parts yet. It will notify owners when the parts are available.

    The recalled trucks have 6.2-liter engines. They were built at a Kentucky plant from October 2015 through Thursday and sold in North America.

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    A bus in Reading, England, swerved around a corner and hit a pedestrian on June 24, sending the man sliding across the pavement. The man stood up and walked into the Purple Turtle pub without major injuries.

    (Published 12 minutes ago)

    The company says it is not aware of accidents or injuries due to this defect.