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    Recalls: Ford recalls 434k vehicles for several unrelated issues
    2014-04-07

    It seems that the hard winter in much of the country has been as rough on some Fords as it has on many people. The Blue Oval is recalling roughly 434,000 vehicles in two separate recalls, and one of them partially caused by the salt used to melt the snow on roads. The first recall covers 385,750 2001-2004 Escape models in the Midwest, Northeast and ...

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    Recalls: Ford forced to recall Escape over fire risk yet again [UPDATE]
    2013-11-26

    Recalls happen. Automakers hope they won't, but they do. And that's alright, for the most part, because cars are designed (and to a large degree still made) by humans, and humans make mistakes. So we forgive them, as long as the problem is resolved. Only in the case of the Ford Escape, the problem seems to keep coming back. That's why Ford is calling in ...

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    Report: Ford to pay $17.35 million over Escape recall
    2013-08-01

    Ford had a bit of a recall spree around this time last year, with a pair of issues on the then-new 2013 Escape, followed by a recall of 423,000 2001 to 2004 Escapes because they might accelerate of their own accord. Accordingly, Uncle Sam pasted Ford with a $17.35 million fine because it took too long to inform customers, according to a report from ...

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    Report: Ford recalls 2013 Focus, C-Max and Escape over faulty child safety locks
    2013-03-15

    We have yet to find any official documentation from either Ford or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, but Edmunds and Cars.com are both reporting that there is a recall on the 2013 C-Max, Focus and Escape. All three vehicles were assembled with a faulty child door lock mechanism on the left rear door that might not work properly allowing ...

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    Official: Ford details how it will fix recalled fire-risk 2013 Escape and Fusion models
    2012-12-11

    Ford announced today that it has determined the problem and has worked up a fix for the engine fires that have resulted in recalls for 2013 Ford Escape and Fusion models equipped with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine. Ford says the fires are being caused by an issue with the cooling system software that fails to properly manage engine temperatures during ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 89k 2013 Fusion and Escape models over engine fires, urges owners to park their cars
    2012-11-30

    Ford has announced a recall of 89,153 vehicles equipped with 1.6-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engines over the possibility of overheating and, in some instances, fires starting in the engine compartment. The brand new 2013 Fusion accounts for 15,833 of the affected models, the other 73,320 being the 2013 Escape. This is the fourth time the recently ...

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    Recalls: 2013 Ford Escape recalled for third time, again for fire risk [UPDATE]
    2012-09-05

    Oh dear. As if the previous two recalls weren't bad enough, the brand new 2013 Ford Escape is under fire yet again for, well, fire. Or at least the potential for it. According to The Detroit News, 7,600 Escape models – 6,150 of which are in the United States – equipped with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost inline four-cylinder engine are being recalled ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 485,000 2001-04 Escapes to fix unintended acceleration threat
    2012-07-26

    It was just last week that the 2013 Ford Escape suffered two separate recalls mere days apart, and today, we have news of a third. This latest recall affects 485,000 2001-2004 Escapes with the 3.0-liter V6 engine and cruise control. These vehicles could experience unintended acceleration caused by their cruise control cable interfering with the throttle ...

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    Report: Supplier to blame for Escape engine recall?
    2012-07-24

    More details have surfaced in the latest 2013 Ford Escape recall, with blame for problematic fuel lines falling on supplier TI Automotive, according to Reuters. Ford told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the defective fuel lines were "mechanically scored," which could cause the lines to leak. The recall was announced last week, ...

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    Report: Ford paying dealers $300 to fix each recalled Escape
    2012-07-23

    How important is the launch of the redesigned Escape to Ford? Apparently enough that Dearborn is throwing money at dealers to try and make the new model's teething problems go away, and fast. According to The Detroit Free Press, Ford is giving dealers a $300 spiff for each recalled 2013 Ford Escape they repair for a customer, with a goal of having all ...

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    Recalls: 2013 Ford Escape suffers second recall this week
    2012-07-19

    This is shaping up to be a pretty bad week for the brand spankin' new 2013 Ford Escape. Just three days ago, a recall was announced concerning a brake interference issue, and today, the Escape is under fire for, well, fire. Or at least the possibility of it. Escape models fitted with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine are being recalled due to a faulty engine ...

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    Report: Center for Auto Safety expands call for unintended acceleration probe to Mazda Tribute
    2012-07-19

    Last week, the Center for Auto Safety called on Ford to recall about 470,000 Escape utility vehicles to fix an "unintended acceleration" problem they say was caused by a previous recall repair program. Now the CAS wants the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to include 85,000 platform-sharing 2002-2004 Mazda Tribute models that could have the ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalls 10,000+ 2013 Escape crossovers for brake-pedal interference issue
    2012-07-16

    A Ford factory employee noticed a potential issue with the carpet padding on the left side of the center console trim on the 2013 Ford Escape that has resulted in a recall of the hot-selling new crossover. If the padding gets out of position, it can push the trim piece out, reducing the clearance for the driver's feet between the accelerator and brake ...

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    Report: Ford Escape under fire for problems caused by recall repairs
    2012-07-11

    Seven years ago, Ford recalled about 470,000 Escape crossovers from its 2002-2004 model years to fix a troublesome accelerator cable. But the Center for Auto Safety says those repairs may have caused another problem. The original recall was to implement a fix that prevented the accelerator cable from getting caught on the pedal. The defect could keep the ...

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    Official: Ford recalling 244k Escape models, 200,000+ Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans
    2012-01-11

    Ford is recalling nearly half a million vehicles in two separate actions announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Just over 244,000 Ford Escape crossovers from model year 2001 and 2002 are being recalled for potentially leaky brake master cylinder reservoir caps, while nearly 206,000 2004 and 2005 Ford Freestar and Mercury ...

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    Report: Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner under investigation for rear glass that shatters
    2011-05-02

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently investigating 2010 and 2011 Ford Escapes and Mercury Mariners due to several complaints of shattering rear glass. According to The Detroit News, there have been 18 reported complaints of the glass braking "simultaneously" while opening or closing the liftgate, and one of the incidents ...

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    Ford recalls 500,000 Escapes after engine fires reported
    2007-04-11

    Ford is recalling more than 500,000 Escapes after receiving reports from 50 owners of engine fires from 50 owners. Ford says the fires were caused by improperly installed ABS units on 2001-2004 models, and did not result in any accidents or injuries. Missing or improperly installed seals could allow water or other liquids could get into the units' wiring ...

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    NHTSA investigating Ford Escape fires
    2006-11-03

    The National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into the cause of eight reported engine fires in the Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute.The model years being investigate are from 2001 to 2003, however, the Mercury Mariner platform-sharer is not part of the investigation, as it began its run in 2005.There are two other cases that ...

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