Ford named a software error as the reason for the problems. The control software therefore unnecessarily switches from the special hybrid brakes to the conventional hydraulic brakes. With hybrid technology, the braking energy is used to charge the batteries for the electric motor.
Ford wants to fix errors free of charge
Ford promised to fix the error free to fix. The customers would be written to and asked to the workshops, it said. The 2010 models of hybrid cars are affected Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. The best-selling hybrid car Toyota Prius was a few It became known days that the brakes can also briefly fail due to a software error.