NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Ford Motor (F) - Get Ford Motor Company Report were trading lower in early-afternoon trading on Wednesday as the automaker is recalling more than 88,000 vehicles in North America because their engines might stall or fail to start due to a fuel pump issue. 

The recall impacts some of its model year 2013 to 2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT and Ford Police Interceptor vehicles.

The Dearborn, MI-based company said it is unaware of any accidents or injuries associated with the issue.

Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pump control module at no cost to the customer, Ford said in a statement.

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Ford Motor's strengths such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

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