Ford Motor Co. is calling back 1.6 million ’98-’01 Explorer/Mountaineer and ’01-’02 Explorer Sport and Sport Trac SUVs due to defective seats. In addition, 499,998 ’99-’01 Explorer, Mountaineer and Explorer Sport models with 4L V-6 engines are being called back to repair speed control devices that may not shut off. The seat problem is related to a defective bolt that could fracture and cause the seat to recline unexpectedly. Ford also is recalling 30,000 Crown Victoria police cars and ...

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