DETROIT – Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while the cars are in motion.
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The recall covers certain Ford Fiestas, Ford Fusions and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2012 through 2014 model years that were made in Mexico.
The automaker says a part in the door latch spring assembly can break, causing the latch to fail. If that happens, it's possible a door could fly open while the cars are being driven.
Ford said two people suffered sore shoulders from doors bouncing back after they were closed. There's also a report of one accident when an unlatched door opened and hit another car in a parking lot.
Dealers will replace all four door latches at no cost to customers.