has recalled 170-thousand-five-hundred vehicles Wednesday. The recall includes some 2003 model pickup trucks and Excursion sports utility vehicles with diesel engines. Ford says they might have problems with battery connectors, which could affect the performance of the engine. Other recalled Fords include Crown Victoria police vehicles, Lincoln Town Cars, Taurus's, Mercury Sables and Thunderbirds. No deaths or injuries have been linked to any of the defects.