UPDATE 1-Ford blames software glitch for Fusion, Escape recall

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By Deepa Seetharaman DETROIT, Dec 10 (Reuters) - A defect that raised the risk of an engine fire in Ford Motor Co's newly launched Escape and Fusion models was caused by a glitch in the software that monitors the vehicles' cooling systems, Ford said on Monday. The No. 2 U.S. automaker recalled almost 90,000 Escape crossovers and Fusion sedans on Nov. 30 for the problem, which affects models equipped with the turbocharged 1.6-liter engine. The ...

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