Arizona Attorney General Janet Napolitano wants Ford Motor Co. to recall hundreds of thousands of Crown Victorias, including those being used as police cruisers, because she says they are prone to leak fuel and catch fire if rear-ended at high speeds. At issue is the location of the Crown Victoria’s fuel tank, which is behind the rear axle. Ford says the vehicles have passed its own, more stringent rear-end crash tests of 50 mph (80 km) vs. the 30-mph (48-km) tests conducted by the ...

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