Auto System Shutdown?

Asked by Feb 12, 2019 at 08:45 PM about the 2016 Ford Fusion

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Husband came home at lunch saw hazards flashing on my fusion that left
home parked he went in turned hazards off.  Then went in house got keys to
try and start it but it keeps showing message on screen "System Shutdown to
Save Battery" and that's it. Is there a "reset" that we need to do or something?

2 Answers


Have the battery load tested. It may not be fully charged and the computer is picking up on that. If this is the original battery, replace it, you're overdue! Hope that helps! Jim

I’m dealing with this for the second time on a 2014 Fusion. I get the following messages: “Battery Saver Audio Off” and “Battery Saver Start Engine or Turn Ignition Off”. It seems to happen when I use my phone and Bluetooth it through the radio. At the time I didn’t know what I was smelling, but I was driving home and smelled sulfur. The next day I was driving and smelled sulfur and heard bubbling when I was stopped at a red light. I had no idea, my battery exploded on my drive home. Well, I replaced the battery and all seemed fine for about a year and a half and it has happened again. I am having the charging system evaluated. Please post any updates!

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