Ford recalls thousands of vehicles for axle and gas leak problems

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Ford Motor recalled about 100,000 cars and trucks Tuesday.

The biggest recall was for 92,000 cars that have an axle problem that can either prevent the car from starting or essentially shift the car into neutral when it’s on the road. Stopped cars can also roll if the parking brake isn’t engaged.

Affected models include the Taurus, the Interceptor, the Flex and the Edge from model years from 2012 to 2014, as well as Lincoln MKS and MKT models, and 2012-2014 Ford Edge and 2014 Lincoln MKX models.

In addition, 2,000 2014 Ford Fiestas were recalled for a potential gas tank leaks that could cause a fire.

The auto industry has recalled a record number of U.S. cars and trucks so far this year. General Motors alone has recalled 25.7 million autos in 2014, while Ford Motor has recalled about 3 million vehicles so far.

To find out of your vehicle is among those recalled, go to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s recall search site by clicking here.

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