Ford error seen as possible factor in tire recall


By Tom Brown DETROIT, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Erroneous inflation recommendations from Ford Motor Co. may have played a role in the latest recall of tires mounted on the company's sport utility vehicles, independent automotive safety experts said on Tuesday. The U.S. unit of German tire maker Continental AG announced on Monday that it was recalling 596,000 tires, most of them fitted as original equipment on 106,701 Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators. The vehicles affected are two-wheel ...

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