Ford recalls minivans, SUVs

January 11, 2012 3:11:57 PM PST
Ford is recalling hundreds of thousands of minivans and SUVs.

The recall includes 2001 and 2002 models of the Ford Escape SUV. Break fluid can leak, possibly causing a fire.

The recalled minivans include 2004 and 2005 models of the Mercury Monterey and Ford Freestar. They can lose power, increasing the risk for a crash.