will recall 709,245 of its F-150 and F-250 full-size pickup trucks in the U.S., in response to 191 warranty claims reporting a fuel line problem.
The company will also recall 800 new Ford Escape sport utility vehicles.
The company, which announced earlier this week that U.S. vehicle sales in October fell 6%, said the fuel line assembly in the F-series pickup trucks could come into contact with nearby components, wearing it out and causing a leak. None of the claims reported a highway accident, fire or injury, the automaker said.
For the Escapes, Ford said a cap, which is part of the speed control cable unit, can crack and prevent the throttle from returning to the idle position.