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Ford agrees to late recall fine

DEARBORN (WKZO) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Ford Motor Company have settled a dispute over the alleged late recall of 2001-2004 Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUV's over a faulty gas pedal.

The Dearborn-based automaker will pay a fine of 17.35-million dollars.   As part of the agreement, Ford is not admitting to violating the U.S. Safety Act for not notifying customers in "timely manner" of a possible problem.

The recall affected 423-thousand vehicles and Ford still faces the possibility of civil or criminal liabilities.