DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday that it is recalling about 6,000 Ford Edge, Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ 2.0-litre gasoline vehicles that have improperly welded torque converter studs. About 700 are in Canada.
The automaker said the affected vehicles, which come with a 6F35 transmission, could lose power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford said it's not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the problem.
The affected vehicles are:
•2017 Ford Edge crossovers built at Oakville (Ontario) Assembly Plant from April 25 to June 20.
•2017 Ford Fusion sedans built at Hermosillo (Mexico) Assembly Plant from May 4 to June 19.
•2017 Lincoln MKZ sedans built at Hermosillo from May 4 to June 19.
In each case, dealers will replace the affected parts for free.