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Ford recalls 700,000 Escapes, C-Max hybrids to fix air bag software
Ford recalls 700,000 Escapes, C-Max hybrids to fix air bag software

Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 700,000 late model Escape sport utility vehicles and C-Max hybrids to fix an air bag software glitch and a door latch problem. The bigger recall involves a software problem in 692,500 Escapes and C-Max hybrids. The problem can prevent the side curtain air bags from inflating in some crashes, primarily rollovers. The company says it has no reports of crashes or injuries. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control computer, Ford said. All of the vehicles are 2013 and 2014 models. The Escapes were built between October 2011 and February 2014. The hybrids were built between January 2012 and February 2014. The second recall involves all of the Escapes...

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