Ford recalls newer units over software glitch
Automotive giant Ford has issued a recall of over 432,000 2015 model Escape, C-MAX and Focus units in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico after learning that a software bug may cause the engine not to turn-off even after switching the ignition off and removing the ignition key, UPI reported on July 3.
Vehicles affected are particular 2015 Focus cars manufactured at the Michigan Assembly Plant between June 17, 2014 and June 12, 2015, certain 2015 Escape cars manufactured at Louisville Assembly Plant between April 1, 2014 and June 12, 2015, and some 2015 C-MAX vehicles manufactured at Michigan Assembly Plant between April 22, 2014 and June 12, 2015.
The company said it will contact the affected customers for a free software update at dealerships.
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