Ford to check 740,000 SUVs for transmission glitch

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DETROIT, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. announced plans on Monday to notify about 740,000 owners of 2004 model-year Explorers and Mercury Mountaineers of a potential transmission problem in the popular sport utility vehicles. Ford will be sending out letters asking customers to take the SUVs to a dealership for repairs that will be done free of charge, Ford spokeswoman Kristen Kinley said. Ford decided to send out the notification following complaints that the SUVs' transmissions fail ...

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