Canadian Manufacturing

Ford issues recall for 433,000 vehicles

Approximately 52,000 Focus, C-MAX and Escape vehicles in Canada affected



DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford Motor Company has issued a safety compliance recall for approximately 433,000 vehicles in North America, including certain 2015 Focus, C-MAX and Escape vehicles, for an issue with the body control module.

In these vehicles, it could be possible for the engine to continue to run after turning the ignition key to the “off” position and removing the key, or after pressing the Engine Start/Stop button, the company said.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries associated with this issue.

Affected vehicles include certain 2015 Focus vehicles built at Michigan Assembly Plant from June 2014, through June 2015; certain 2015 C-MAX vehicles built at Michigan Assembly Plant from April 2014, through June 2015; and certain 2015 Escape vehicles built at Louisville Assembly Plant from April 2014, through June 2015.

There are 432,096 vehicles in North America affected by the recall, including 374,781 in the United States and federalized territories, 52,180 in Canada and 5,135 in Mexico.

Dealers will update the body control module software at no cost to the customer.

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