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2021 Ford Escape Hybrid Recalled In Canada Over Battery Failure Issue

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Ford Motor Company is recalling two 2021 Ford Escape hybrid units in Canada over a high-voltage battery failure issue. This comes after Ford conducted a similar recall in the U.S. for the same issue.

The defect: in the affected vehicle, the high voltage battery may shut down, causing the electric motor and engine to turn off.

The hazards: if the high-voltage battery shuts down, there could be a loss of power to the wheels, which could increase the risk of a crash.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.

Components: high-voltage battery pack.

Affected vehicles: 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid.

Number of vehicles affected: two vehicles.

The fix: a dealer will replace the high-voltage battery.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21S48.

Contacts:

  • Ford Customer Service: 1-800-565-3673
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S48
  • Transport Canada Toll-Free: 1-866-995-9737
  • Transport Canada (TTY): 1-888-675-6863
  • Transport Canada Website: tc.canada.ca/en

We’ll have the latest on all Ford Motor Company recalls as they’re issued, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for more Ford Escape news and ongoing Ford news coverage.

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