Ford Issues Recall on 433,000 Focus, C-MAX, Escape vehicles

Ford has issued a recall on about 433,000 vehicles in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. The vehicles include 2015 model year Focus, C-MAX and Escape models for an issue with the body control module. The problem could leave the vehicle running even after the key is off and even removed. It also affects vehicles with push-button start.

Affected vehicles include certain 2015 Focus vehicles built at Michigan Assembly Plant from June 17, 2014, through June 12, 2015; certain 2015 C-MAX vehicles built at Michigan Assembly Plant from April 22, 2014, through June 12, 2015; and certain 2015 Escape vehicles built at Louisville Assembly Plant from April 1, 2014, through June 12, 2015.

There are 432,096 vehicles in North America, including 374,781 in the United States and federalized territories, 52,180 in Canada and 5,135 in Mexico. No accidents or injuries have been associated with this issue, Ford says.

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