Recall covers 73,443 Ford Transit vans from 2015 through 2017 that have a trailer tow computer module.
Aluminum rocker panels on the sides that help absorb energy from a crash.
But Insurance industry says Super Cab version did poorly in a small front overlap test, aluminum parts repairs cost 26% more.
New F-150 truck and CSeries aircraft cited by Rio Tinto Alcan.
Replaces a talc-based reinforcement in a polypropylene composite used in an electrical harness.
Ford sells nearly 194,000 vehicles in the US, led by the F-Series pickup.