"Under certain conditions, a driver may lose trailer braking function at a stop, which could result in extended braking distance, increasing the risk of a crash," said Ford in a statement. "Vehicle braking is not affected."
No injuries or accidents have been linked to the recall.
No information about the recall has been posted on the Web site of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle safety in the U.S.
Edmunds says: If you own one of these vehicles, it's a good idea to stay in touch with your Ford dealer for the most up-to-date information.