Ford Motor Co. is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.  No injuries, accidents or fires related to any of the defects have been reported.

The largest recall, of 92,022 vehicles, affects the 2013-2014 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor sedans; 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT crossovers; 2012-2014 Edge crossover and 2014 Lincoln MKX crossover.

Ford said the right-hand halfshaft, which is part of the axle, isn't properly seated and may disengage over time, making the vehicles inoperable.

The vehicles also are at risk of rolling unexpectedly if they are parked without the parking brake on.

Ford will notify owners of the vehicles in the halfshaft recall by mail beginning the week of Aug. 25.