The automaker has recalled about 100 million cars worldwide, with most affected in the United States, Europe and Asia, and Australia.
The recall includes a variety of vehicles, including some of the best-selling models in the world.
The cars in question include the 2017 Fords, 2017 Buicks, 2017 Chevrolet Camaro, 2017 Ford Fusion, 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander and 2018 Cadillac Escalade.
The automakers has said that most of the vehicles will be sold at a reduced price and will be returned to the dealer for inspection.
Ford said it is aware of a small number of vehicles that are being recalled for a similar issue.
The company is working to provide updates as soon as possible.
Ford CEO Bill Ford said the company is investigating the cause of the problem.
The problem has been identified as a possible defect in the ignition module of the 2017 Ford Explorer and the 2017 Fusion.
The Ford Fusion is currently being inspected for the issue.
Ford also said it has identified a handful of vehicles where a brake light was affected.
It is working with local and state agencies to assess potential risks.
Ford has said the recall is temporary and the company plans to re-open sales of vehicles in the affected areas.
Ford will also be contacting customers in affected areas to update them on their status.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has said there are no known defects in the brake system of any of the affected vehicles.
Ford is offering free repair services to affected customers and is offering $1,000 cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this recall.
Ford was the first automaker to recall about 1.6 million vehicles in January, saying the problem may have been caused by a “manufacturing defect,” rather than a defective ignition system.
In July, the automaker recalled 1.9 million vehicles worldwide, including about 2.7 million in the U.K. and the United Kingdom.
It was not immediately clear if the problem affected all of its affected vehicles in those countries.
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