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The Nation

The government has opened a preliminary investigation into reports that 1.4 million 1984-85 Ford Motor Co. cars may be prone to sudden acceleration and engine surges, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed. It said it had begun a “preliminary evaluation” of the alleged problem in 1984-85 full- and mid-sized Ford and Mercury cars with 3.8 and 5.0 liter fuel-injected engines.


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