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Ford Recalls 433,000 Focus, C-Max, Escape for Ignition Issue

Motor Trend logo Motor Trend 7/2/2015 Jason Udy
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Ford is recalling certain 2015 Focus, C-Max, and Escape models for an issue with body control module (BCM) that could affect shutting off the engine.

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The Problem: An issue with the body control module in affected vehicles could cause the engine to run even after turning the ignition key to the “off” position or pressing the engine start/stop button. Affected vehicles don’t meet FMVSS114 standards regarding theft protection and rollaway prevention.

Ford Recalls 433,000 Focus, C-Max, Escape for Ignition Issue

The Fix:Ford will notify owners to bring affected vehicles to the dealer to have the body control module software updated. No accidents or injuries have been reported related to the issue.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: A total of 432,096 vehicles in North America are being recalled including 2015 Ford Focus models built at Michigan Assembly Plant from June 17, 2014, through June 12 2015; 2015 Ford C-Max hybrids built at Michigan Assembly Plant from April 22, 2014, through June 12, 2015; and 2015 Escape SUVs built at Louisville Assembly Plant from April 1, 2014, through June 12, 2015.

Ford states that 374,781 affected vehicles are located in the U.S., while 52,180 vehicles are located in Canada. An additional 5,135 vehicles are in Mexico.

Source: Ford

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