BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million of its best-selling F-150 Pickups, mostly in the U.S.

The recall covers the 2011 to 2013 model years.

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Ford said the transmissions can suddenly downshift into first gear. It has received five reports of accidents and one whiplash injury possibly related to the problem.

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Dealers will release a software fix.

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