2006 Ford Escape Hybrid says "Stop Safely Now"
I have a 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid that I bought brand new in January 2006. Never a complaint until today......but today I'm pulling my hair out over the car! I get to the grocery store, shop, load the car with my groceries, then the car starts up fine and I put it in reverse and it dies giving me a message "Stop Safely Now". My radio, windows, console lights are working....just not the car! I repeatedly try to no avail to start the car. Eventually I call for a tow and hubby to get my groceries out. Hubby shows up and the car starts right up for him. It's like a sick little joke the car is playing on me making me look like the crazy woman who dreamed it all up! I cancel the tow and go home to unload my groceries that have been in the car spoiling for nearly an hour and a half. A couple of hours later, Hubby is out getting a haircut and discovers he has forgotten his wallet. I dash out to rescue him and the car again dies and the message says "Stop Safely Now". After all the other fiascos of the day have been settled.......Hubby and all the neighbors get to see my car dead in the middle of the street. It's too late to call for a tow since my Ford Dealership is closed so the neighbors helped get the vehicle into the garage for the evening. The only good news is that I no longer look like the dumb blonde crazy woman who cried wolf! However, I still have no car!
Originally Posted by Gweeks
My manual says this about the warning message "STOP SAFELY NOW --- Displayed when the Master electrical hazard warning lamp is illuminated indicating a Hybrid component failure. If this warning occurs, the vehicle will soon shutdown without further warning, stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible and contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible."
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