Ford Motor Company recalls certain C-Max, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ cars because of defective airbags.

The defective restraint control module in these affected cars can experience a short circuit. The affected vehicles includes certain model year 2013-2014 Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured January 19, 2012, to November 21, 2013; Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to August 24, 2013; Ford Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to November 1, 2013; and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured April 25, 2012, to September 30, 2013. The coating on portions of the Restraint Control Module (RCM) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.

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If you own one of these defective cars, then you should immediately contact Ford Motor Company at 1 (866) 436-7332. You may also contact NHTSA Hotline at 1 (888) 327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).