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Όπως ανακοίνωσε η Ford, ανακαλούνται 433.000 αυτοκίνητά της (C-Max, Focus και Escape) παραγωγής μεταξύ Απριλίου 2014 και Ιουνίου 2015. Τα 374.381 από τα αυτοκίνητα αυτά βρίσκονται στις Η.Π.Α, τα 52.180 στις Η.Π.Α και τα 5.135 στο Μεξικό. Το πρόβλημα εντοπίζεται στην ηλεκτρονική μονάδα ελέγχου που μπορεί να μην σβήσει τον κινητήρα, ακόμη και αν το κλειδί αφαιρεθεί από τη μίζα ή πατηθεί του κουμπί Start/Stop του κινητήρα.

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FORD ISSUES SAFETY COMPLIANCE RECALL IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., July 2, 2015 – Ford Motor Company is issuing 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. This is a compliance issue with FMVSS 114 regarding theft protection and rollaway prevention.

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 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.

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

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Michigan, manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 194,000 employees and 66 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.