Ford Recalls Trucks, Vans

The recall covers 1.2 million vehicles.
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has issued recall notices on 1.2 million trucks, vans and SUVs because a component in the engine, the speed-control deactivation switch system, has the potential to overheat and start a fire.

The recall involves F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 trucks from the 1994-2002 model years, Excursions from the 2000-02 model years, Econoline vans from 1994-96, E-450 vans from 1996-2002, and 1998 Explorers and Mountaineers.

Shares of Ford were up 2 cents at $6.98 Thursday.