DEARBORN (AP) – Ford is expanding an investigation of engine fires to Europe. The company has had seven reports of fires in 1.6-liter EcoBoost engines sold in Europe.

The engines power Focus and Mondeo sedans and Galaxy minivans.

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Last week Ford recalled more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans in North America because the 1.6-liter engine can overheat and catch fire.

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Ford hasn’t recalled any vehicles in Europe.

The company has not yet determined the cause of the engine fires.

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