Friday, December 14, 2012

Ford finds fire software repair of motor problems

Ford finds fire software repair of motor problems

Paul A. Eisenstein, NBC News contribution
Ten days after the announcement of the recall by nearly 90,000 escape frequency switch and fusion sedans, Ford has a fix to prevent that potential engine fires in these vehicles with popular come 1, 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine of manufacturer.

Ford realized that it have no solution in hand when the recall was announced earlier in the month but it the urgency of a problem, with more fire have been stressed, as half a dozen vehicle after their engines and on hot engine or exhaust, coolant spills overheated components.

The update comes in the form of a software update, which described during what engine better managed Ford as "A unique overheating condition that could occur under unique conditions." While the update is easy to implement, Ford has not advised owners to drive their vehicles until the dealer can make necessary repair.

The Detroit Office: eVgo Upnetwork Super fast charging stations will put "we remain absolutely obliged to continuously improve and provide the highest quality vehicles for our customers." If a problem is detected, we promptly act on behalf of our customers, as we have done this time", said Raj Nair, Ford Group Vice President of global product development.

The overheating problem seems a unusual situation occur where coolant steeply pressure. The manufacturer says, some motorists had warning messages, such as "engine power reduced to lower temps" or "Engine safe stop temp," Flash on the screen of the vehicle before a fire. Others have said their groups of instruments sound a chime and a red light illuminates.

Only for cars with 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine 1 are affected by the recall.

Nevertheless, the incident is a major setback for two of the most important Ford vehicles - both for 2013 fully updated. It is in fact the fourth recall for the new flight, of which three possible fire problems were connected.

The merger, meanwhile faced news about a second recall last week this one by headlights, which could lose focus or brightness in the course of time.

Make matters even worse, the hybrid version of the new Fusion - as well as the Ford C-Max hybrid come in the examination by the EPA to see if the fuel economy rating is just the thing. Last week gave magazine of consumer reports a study that the two hybrids fell mainly behind the 47 mpg rating of the EPA already vehicles granted.

This story first appeared on the Office in Detroit.

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