Ford Recalls Fusions, Milans Over Wheel Detachment Risk

Law360, Chicago (December 9, 2011, 2:53 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 128,000 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles because of a defect that could cause the cars' wheel studs to fracture and a wheel to separate from the vehicles, federal officials said Friday.

The problem with the wheel lugs, nuts and bolts impacts 128,616 potential units of certain model year 2010 or 2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles equipped with 17-inch steel wheels and built from April 1 to 20, 2009, and from Dec. 1, 2009, through Nov. 13,...
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