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    Recalls: Ford recalls 150k Fiestas over airbag concern
    2012-10-16

    Ford has issued a recall for a segment of 2011 to 2013 model year Fiesta subcompacts that concerns improper deployment of the side curtain airbags. Cars recalled were manufactured between November 3, 2009 and September 21, 2012 – 154,604 units in total. The Fiesta models affected by the recall will not deploy their side curtain airbags, which cover ...

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    Report: NHTSA probing 2005-2008 Ford Crown Victoria police cars over steering issue
    2012-09-17

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into complaints involving steering column shafts that can separate on Police Interceptor versions of the Ford Crown Victoria. An official recall has not been issued yet, but a separated steering column could be dangerous in that it would cause the driver to lose all steering control of the ...

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    Recalls: 2012 Ford Edge EcoBoost recalled over engine fire risk
    2012-09-17

    Looks like the Escape isn't the only Ford crossover with the potential for fires down below. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that 5,499 Edge models are being recalled due to a fuel line issue. All of the affected vehicles were built between September 2, 2010 and October 31, 2011. According to the NHTSA report, "The fuel ...

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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 Transit Connect for faulty wipers
    2012-08-10

    Ford is recalling 16,330 of its trusty Transit Connect work vans due to faulty windshield wiper arms. All of the affected models are from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the wiper arms on these Transit Connect models may not have been properly riveted, resulting in "incomplete or ...

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    Report: Ford suing Dana over faulty Windstar frames
    2012-08-04

    Ford Motor Company is suing supplier Dana Corp., seeking reimbursement for what it says are faulty vehicle frames. According to an Associated Press report, Ford claims that Dana frames were the cause of a 2011 recall of close to a half a million Windstar minivans. Apparently, the salt used on roads in cold weather states caused the frames to corrode ...

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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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    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 10,500 F-150, Mustang, Expedition, Lincoln Navigator models over faulty transmission sensor
    2012-05-10

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of several recent Ford models due to a defective transmission sensor. Some 10,000 vehicles are affected, including some 2011 and 2012 F-150 pickups, 2012 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator models, and 2012-2013 Ford Mustang vehicles. Problem vehicles will experience one of several ...

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    Official: Ford recalls 140,000 new Focus models over wiper concern
    2012-04-08

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Association has announced on its website that Ford is recalling 140,000 Focus models built between August 1, 2010 and October 18, 2011. The defect in question is a seal in the wiring harness connector to the passenger side wiper motor that may be missing. If the seal is AWOL, water can build up in the connector, which ...

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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: Toyota tops recall list again in 2011, overall number of U.S. recalls down *UPDATE
    2011-12-29

    Toyota launched a total of 13 recall campaigns in 2011 covering over 3.5 million vehicles. Those figures put the Japanese automaker at the top of the most-recalled list for the third year in a row, according to Ward's Auto. Between 2009 and 2010, Toyota recalled nearly 11.5 million vehicles in North America for a variety of reasons, including troublesome ...

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    Report: Feds open investigation into Chevy Express, Ford Freestar rust issues
    2011-12-28

    'Tis the season... for road salt. And with that, comes rust. And what does rust bring? Well, for Ford and General Motors, a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation. According to The Detroit News, NHTSA is looking into potential recalls issues with Chevrolet Express vans and Ford Freestar minivans. The feds have received five ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalls 16,000 F-Series pickups over transmission concern
    2011-12-16

    Ford is recalling thousands of F-Series pickup trucks from the 2011 and 2012 model years over a transmission problem that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "fails to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 114, theft protection." NHTSA reports that the transmissions in these defective ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 126,000 Fusions and Milans over wheel separation concern
    2011-12-09

    Ford has announced a recall of certain Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles after an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A total of 128,616 2010 and 2011 models equipped with steel wheels may have been manufactured with wheel studs that could crack and split over time. If that happens, the vehicle may experience a wheel ...

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    Report: Fed closes investigation of Ford F-150 fuel tank straps
    2011-09-08

    According to The Detroit News, The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has closed its investigation into 2.7 million Ford pickups for fuel tank straps that may have rusted and failed. Affected models included 1997-2001 F-150, 1997 to 1999 F-250 and 2002 to 2003 Lincoln Blackwood trucks. A total of 339 complaints were received from Ford and ...

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