Ford is issuing a recall for its Focus Electric model due to a potential loss of power to the wheels while in operation.
The recall affects approximately 2,600 Focus Electric cars thanks to so a software flaw associated with the powertrain control module. The issue can result in a loss of power on the Focus Electric, causing it to display a “Stop Safely Now” message on the vehicle’s dashboard cluster.
According to the American automaker, if the condition is to occur while the vehicle is in operation, braking and steering will still fully function so that the driver can safely pull off the road. The affected vehicles will have their powertrain control module software’s reprogrammed by dealers.
Affected vehicles were built between September 15, 2011 to August 8, 2013 and almost all of the affected vehicles are in the United States.
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