Ford recalls 433K vehicles amid body control module issues

2015 Ford Focus
Source: Ford Motor Company

Ford on Thursday recalled 433,000 vehicles in North America for a body control module issue.

The safety recall covers certain 2015 Focus, C-MAX and Escape vehicles. A defect can lead to engines staying on after the ignition key is turned to the "off" position and removed, raising concerns about theft and cars rolling away.

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Customers can get body control module software replaced at dealers for no cost, Ford said.

Ford shares were slightly lower in Thursday morning trading.