25 Feb '17, 5am

Ford C-Max Hybrids Recalled To Fix Engine Shut-Off Problem

2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid Enlarge Photo Ford is recalling 2015 C-Max hybrids to address a software glitch, as part of a larger recall of more than 432,000 2015 models. The software-related malfunction in the body-control module could cause the engines in affected vehicles to continue running even after the driver has turned off the ignition. It's possible for cars to continue running with the ignition switched to "off" and key removed or, after pressing the engine start/stop button, if so equipped. DON'T MISS: Ford Hybrid Sales: So Far, Not Hurt By All Those MPG Reductions (Sep 2014) The base C-Max Hybrid SE is uses an ignition key, while the C-Max Hybrid SEL and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid come with push-button start. Leaving a car unattended with the engine running presents a number of potential safety issues, including asphyxiation if the vehicle is parked in a garage. Thi...

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