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Technical Service Bulletins for 2013 FORD ESCAPE

Bulletin Number: ASI-44704 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2014
Component:
220000 seats
Summary
Ford: when moving power seats rearward or forward, grinding, squealing, binding and/or a popping noise is heard. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-14N02 Bulletin Date: 08-26-2014
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford/lincoln: there is an extended warranty coverage for the loss of abs speed signal related communication that disable obdii system monitors for pcm reprogramming. model 2011-14 f-super duty, escape, taurus, fusion, mkt, mkz. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-14N02 Bulletin Date: 08-26-2014
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford/lincoln: there is an extended warranty coverage for the loss of abs speed signal related communication that disable obdii system monitors for pcm reprogramming. model 2011-14 f-super duty, escape, taurus, fusion, mkt, mkz. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0129 Bulletin Date: 07-15-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: stored in powertrain control module (pcm) memory are various diagnostic trouble codes (dtc), along with malfunction indicator lamp illuminating (mil) and information provided to correct the issue. model 2013 escape, fusion. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0129 Bulletin Date: 07-15-2014
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford/lincoln: diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0132, p0135, p0030, p2243, p2251 are stored in powertrain control module (pcm) memory and causes malfunction indicator lamp (mil) to illuminate. model 2013 escape, fusion, mkz. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0129 Bulletin Date: 07-15-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford/lincoln: diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0132, p0135, p0030, p2243, p2251 are stored in powertrain control module (pcm) memory and causes malfunction indicator lamp (mil) to illuminate. model 2013 escape, fusion, mkz. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0111 Bulletin Date: 05-26-2014
Component:
132000 visibility:glass, side/rear
Summary
Ford: the glass, on front door is slow and will stop midway up or bounces back when going up, after being down, during cold ambient conditions. model 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0111 Bulletin Date: 05-26-2014
Component:
133000 visibility:power window devices and controls
Summary
Ford: the glass, on front door is slow and will stop midway up or bounces back when going up, after being down, during cold ambient conditions. model 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0111 Bulletin Date: 05-26-2014
Component:
162300 structure:body:door
Summary
Ford: the glass, on front door is slow and will stop midway up or bounces back when going up, after being down, during cold ambient conditions. model 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0107 Bulletin Date: 05-21-2014
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
"ford: during ambient temperatures that is below 0 ""c (32 ""f), causes gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engines to have a lack of power and malfunction indicator lamp (mil) to illuminate. model 2013-2014 escape. *pe"
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0107 Bulletin Date: 05-21-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
"ford: during ambient temperatures that is below 0 ""c (32 ""f), causes gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engines to have a lack of power and malfunction indicator lamp (mil) to illuminate. model 2013-2014 escape. *pe"
Bulletin Number: CSP-13B16 Bulletin Date: 05-14-2014
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Lincoln/ford: in powertrain control module (pcm), that allows anti lock brake system (abs) and output shaft speed sensor (oss) signal faults, a software error has occur and disabled on board diagnostic (obd) monitors with no illumination o
Bulletin Number: ASI-44551 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: at bottom of transmission housing is accumulation of fluid and if its sticky and honey colored likely excessive grease applied to torque converter hub or rust inhibitor applied to flexplate at time of manufacturing. model 2013-2014
Bulletin Number: ASI-44551 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
103700 power train:automatic transmission:torque converter
Summary
Ford: at bottom of transmission housing is accumulation of fluid and if its sticky and honey colored likely excessive grease applied to torque converter hub or rust inhibitor applied to flexplate at time of manufacturing. model 2013-2014
Bulletin Number: ASI-44551 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: at bottom of transmission housing is accumulation of fluid and if its sticky and honey colored likely excessive grease applied to torque converter hub or rust inhibitor applied to flexplate at time of manufacturing. model 2013-2014
Bulletin Number: ASI-44557 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Ford: tensioner arm can cause belt and tensioner to overheat from friction due to accessory drive belt not positioned and installed correctly on accessory drive belt tensioner pulley. model 2013 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44557 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford: tensioner arm can cause belt and tensioner to overheat from friction due to accessory drive belt not positioned and installed correctly on accessory drive belt tensioner pulley. model 2013 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44553 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: the outboard right hand cylinder head to block tofront cover t joint is leaking engine oil. model 2013-2014 fwd. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0078 Bulletin Date: 04-23-2014
Component:
171100 latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch
Summary
Ford: the front door (left or right) fails to operate due to an intermittent ia smart unlock function. model 2012-2014 focus, c-max, escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-13N03 Bulletin Date: 03-05-2014
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Ford: throttle body will develop contamination on internal motor contacts resulting in an intermittent electrical connectivity and malfunction indicator lamp (mil) or wrench light will illuminate. model 2009-2013 fusion, milan, escape, ma
Bulletin Number: CSP-13N03 Bulletin Date: 03-05-2014
Component:
117000 digital instrument panel
Summary
Ford: throttle body will develop contamination on internal motor contacts resulting in an intermittent electrical connectivity and malfunction indicator lamp (mil) or wrench light will illuminate. model 2009-2013 fusion, milan, escape, ma
Bulletin Number: ASI-44451 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
062200 engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan
Summary
Ford: some model vehicles manual for powertrain control/emission diagnostic (pc/ed) has been updated regarding improved cooling fan circuit due to a lack of air conditioning, a malfunctioning indicator lamp (mil) and overheating.
Bulletin Number: ASI-44451 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
353600 equipment:air conditioner
Summary
Ford: some model vehicles manual for powertrain control/emission diagnostic (pc/ed) has been updated regarding improved cooling fan circuit due to a lack of air conditioning, a malfunctioning indicator lamp (mil) and overheating.
Bulletin Number: ASI-44452 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) b1d06:15 after the replacement of the body control module (bcm) and should be ignored and no repairs or diagnostics perform. model 2012-2014 focus, c-max, escape.
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0004 Bulletin Date: 02-07-2014
Component:
162300 structure:body:door
Summary
Ford: at bottom of door, is a loose attachment of the left or right rear door trim panel and available for correction is a new retaining clip. model 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0006 Bulletin Date: 02-07-2014
Component:
353600 equipment:air conditioner
Summary
Ford: due to an extended operation in hot, humid conditions, the loss of airflow and/or air conditioning (a/c) may occur, intermittently, due to icing of evaporator core. model 2013 c-max, 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44389 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
113000 electrical system:starter assembly
Summary
Ford: diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 01594 is set in body control module (bcm) and no other codes, after remote starting and with a start stall symptom, within 20 seconds. model 2012-2014 focus, 2013-2014 escape, c-max. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44389 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 01594 is set in body control module (bcm) and no other codes, after remote starting and with a start stall symptom, within 20 seconds. model 2012-2014 focus, 2013-2014 escape, c-max. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44400 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
103300 power train:automatic transmission:gear position indication (prndl)
Summary
Lincoln/ford: on some vehicles, there are no upshift, only reverse and first gear available, which is due to a software discrepancy. model 2013-2014 escape, fusion, edge, explorer, taurus, mkt, mkz. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0012 Bulletin Date: 01-20-2014
Component:
162610 structure:body:hatchback/liftgate:hinge and attachments
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, longer attaching screws and a new torque specification is available for the inside liftgate pull handle that is loose and/or the trim panel on liftgate, that is loose, at lower right corner. model 2013-2014 escape.
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0013 Bulletin Date: 01-20-2014
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may have a broken latch or the latch housing is cracked. model 2013 c-max, 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44363 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: within 20 seconds after remote starting vehicle, there is a start stall issue and diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p1594 is set in body control module (bcm). model 2012-2014 focus, 2013-2014 escape, c-max. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44384 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2014
Component:
121300 exterior lighting:headlights:high/low beam dimmer switch
Summary
Ford: the low to high beam or high to low beam is an intermittent transition and would need the affected hid 13008 headlamp housing replaced. model 2013-2014 escape, 2013 explorer, f150. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44356 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2014
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Ford: in battery junction box, is a damaged or an improperly seated connector, causing check engine light to illuminate, with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p2122, p2127 and/or 02138. model 2012-2013 focus, 2013 escape.
Bulletin Number: ASI-44360 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2014
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Ford: the body control module (bcm) could have low voltage from poor ground, causing an intermittent, erratic operation of several components, if diagnostic trouble code (dtc) is present. model 2013 c-max, 2013-2014 escape, focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44360 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2014
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Ford: the body control module (bcm) could have low voltage from poor ground, causing an intermittent, erratic operation of several components, if diagnostic trouble code (dtc) is present. model 2013 c-max, 2013-2014 escape, focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44301 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford/lincoln: due to wear on case bushing, some vehicles will have a fluid leak from the half shaft seal on the left hand side. model 2013 escape, fusion, edge, taurus, explorer, mkt, mkz. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44287 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2013
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Ford: some vehicles can have a poor ground that causes low voltage in body control module (bcm) that leads to erratic, intermittent operation of several electrical components and ground circuits need to be checked. model 2013 c-max, 2013
Bulletin Number: ASI-44239 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2013
Component:
190000 tires
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may experience vibration, and to determine,this condition, vehicle should be driven, approximately, 15 miles to eliminate possible flat spotting conditions and other diagnosis. model 2013-2014 escape.
Bulletin Number: ASI-44234 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2013
Component:
353400 equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc.
Summary
Ford: when attempting to eject the compact disc (cd), it would stick in player. model 2013 c-max, 2013-2014 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-6-28 Bulletin Date: 06-28-2013
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, the intelligent access remote start will experience diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p025a/u0109, p025a/u0109/p0103, p025a/p0103/p1a0c, as well as stalling after vehicle was driven and crank no start. models 2013 c-
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-6-28 Bulletin Date: 06-28-2013
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, the intelligent access remote start will experience diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p025a/u0109, p025a/u0109/p0103, p025a/p0103/p1a0c, as well as stalling after vehicle was driven and crank no start. models 2013 c-
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-6-28 Bulletin Date: 06-28-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, the intelligent access remote start will experience diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p025a/u0109, p025a/u0109/p0103, p025a/p0103/p1a0c, as well as stalling after vehicle was driven and crank no start. models 2013 c-
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-5-33 Bulletin Date: 05-30-2013
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may exhibit diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0011, p0016, p0015 and/or p0017 regarding variable camshaft timing (vct) oil control solenoids and pcv hose, with mil light on. models 2013 fusion, escape.
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-5-11 Bulletin Date: 05-10-2013
Component:
021000 suspension:front
Summary
Ford: when driving over bumps or making low speed turns, some vehicles may experience some noises from front suspension, like creaking or crunching type. model 2012-2013 focus, escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-32216 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Lincoln/ford: due to seal and/or bushing wearing caused by halfshaft surface finish, on some vehicles, transmission may experience a leakage of fluid from left hand (lh) halfshaft seal. model 2013 escape, fusion, edge, explorer, taurus, m
Bulletin Number: ASI-32165 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
022400 suspension:rear:shock absorber
Summary
Ford: when going over bumps in road, a clunking noise is heard. rear lower shock mounting bolts needs to be checked for sealing and torquing for correct specs and replace, if necessary and knuckle mounting threads cleaned, if there is con
Bulletin Number: ASI-32165 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford: when going over bumps in road, a clunking noise is heard. rear lower shock mounting bolts needs to be checked for sealing and torquing for correct specs and replace, if necessary and knuckle mounting threads cleaned, if there is con
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-1-5 Bulletin Date: 01-15-2013
Component:
120000 exterior lighting
Summary
Ford: some vehicles, with trailer tow package, may not be compatible with new model trailers due to led lighting. model 2013 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-1-5 Bulletin Date: 01-15-2013
Component:
120000 exterior lighting
Summary
Ford: some vehicles, with trailer tow package, may not be compatible with new model trailers due to led lighting. model 2013 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: APU-12A04 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. a software upgrade is available for certain vehicles. models 2012-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion, taurus, mks, mkt, f-150. *pe updated 5/10/13.
Bulletin Number: APU-12A04 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. a software upgrade is available for certain vehicles. models 2012-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion, taurus, mks, mkt, f-150. *pe updated 5/10/13.
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-1-4 Bulletin Date: 01-08-2013
Component:
061320 engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger
Summary
Ford: on left hand side of intake manifold, a plug is missing, causing gasoline turbo direction injection (gtdi) to exhibit a fast idle or a rolling. models 2013 fusion, escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-1-4 Bulletin Date: 01-08-2013
Component:
061320 engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger
Summary
Ford: on left hand side of intake manifold, a plug is missing, causing gasoline turbo direction injection (gtdi) to exhibit a fast idle or a rolling. models 2013 fusion, escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-12-12 Bulletin Date: 12-22-2012
Component:
162300 structure:body:door
Summary
Ford: the exterior door handle will either binds, sticks or fails to return properly and gets worse when weather is colder. models 2013 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-12-12 Bulletin Date: 12-22-2012
Component:
162310 structure:body:door:hinge and attachments
Summary
Ford: the exterior door handle will either binds, sticks or fails to return properly and gets worse when weather is colder. models 2013 escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-23 Bulletin Date: 08-28-2012
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford: due to evaporative emissions vapor ejected, that was installed backwards and blocks vapor purge line in air cleaner outlet pipe assembly, engine may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p144c, a malfunction indicator lamp, in powert
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-23 Bulletin Date: 08-28-2012
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: due to evaporative emissions vapor ejected, that was installed backwards and blocks vapor purge line in air cleaner outlet pipe assembly, engine may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p144c, a malfunction indicator lamp, in powert
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-23 Bulletin Date: 08-28-2012
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford: due to evaporative emissions vapor ejected, that was installed backwards and blocks vapor purge line in air cleaner outlet pipe assembly, engine may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p144c, a malfunction indicator lamp, in powert
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-23 Bulletin Date: 08-28-2012
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: due to evaporative emissions vapor ejected, that was installed backwards and blocks vapor purge line in air cleaner outlet pipe assembly, engine may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p144c, a malfunction indicator lamp, in powert
Recall Number: 14V597000 Recall Date: 09-26-2014 Affected Vehicles: 746,842
Component:
Air bags
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 ford c-max vehicles manufactured january 19, 2012, to november 21, 2013; ford fusion vehicles manufactured february 3, 2012, to august 24, 2013; ford escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, to november 1, 2013; and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured april 25, 2012, to september 30, 2013. the coating on portions of the restraint control module (rcm) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Consequence:
The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rcm, free of charge. parts are not currently available. owners were sent an interim notification on november 10, 2014. a second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 14s21.
Recall Number: 14V597000 Recall Date: 09-26-2014 Affected Vehicles: 746,842
Component:
Air bags:side/window
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 ford c-max vehicles manufactured january 19, 2012, to november 21, 2013; ford fusion vehicles manufactured february 3, 2012, to august 24, 2013; ford escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, to november 1, 2013; and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured april 25, 2012, to september 30, 2013. the coating on portions of the restraint control module (rcm) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Consequence:
The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rcm, free of charge. parts are not currently available. owners were sent an interim notification on november 10, 2014. a second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 14s21.
Recall Number: 14V597000 Recall Date: 09-26-2014 Affected Vehicles: 746,842
Component:
Seat belts
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 ford c-max vehicles manufactured january 19, 2012, to november 21, 2013; ford fusion vehicles manufactured february 3, 2012, to august 24, 2013; ford escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, to november 1, 2013; and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured april 25, 2012, to september 30, 2013. the coating on portions of the restraint control module (rcm) may crack, and when exposed to humidity, circuits on the printed circuit board may short.
Consequence:
The short circuits could cause the frontal air bags, side curtain air bags and the seat belt pretensioners to not function as intended when needed, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rcm, free of charge. parts are not currently available. owners were sent an interim notification on november 10, 2014. a second notification will be sent when the remedy parts are available. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 14s21.
Recall Number: 14V495000 Recall Date: 08-11-2014 Affected Vehicles: 133,227
Component:
Electrical system:wiring
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, to april 1, 2013, and equipped with 2.0 liter engines and focus st vehicles manufactured february 14, 2012, to october 14, 2013, and equipped with 2.0 liter engines. insufficient compression in the engine wiring harness splices to the manifold absolute pressure (map) sensor may provide incorrect signals to the powertrain control module (pcm).
Consequence:
The incorrect signals could cause the vehicle to hesitate or the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the current crimped splices with new splices, free of charge. the recall began in october 2014. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. ford's number for this recall is 14s17.
Recall Number: 14V239000 Recall Date: 05-07-2014 Affected Vehicles: 581,986
Component:
Structure:body:door
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, through april 10, 2014. due to an assembly misalignment between the exterior door handle and the door outer panel, the affected vehicles have doors that may be difficult to close or may possibly open while driving.
Consequence:
A door that opens unexpectedly may result in an unrestrained occupant falling from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the mounting of the door handles, as necessary, free of charge. the recall began on may 30, 2014. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. ford's number for this recall is 14s03.
Recall Number: 14V237000 Recall Date: 05-07-2014 Affected Vehicles: 594,785
Component:
Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 c-max, and escape vehicles. in the affected vehicles, the restraint control module (rcm) may have errors in the programming software which may result in a delayed deployment of the side-curtain rollover air bag.
Consequence:
If the side-curtain rollover air bag is delayed in deploying in certain rollover circumstances, the risk of injury to the passengers is increased.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the rcm, free of charge. the recall began on may 30, 2014. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. ford's number for this recall is 14s04.
Recall Number: 14V237000 Recall Date: 05-07-2014 Affected Vehicles: 594,785
Component:
Air bags:side/window
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 c-max, and escape vehicles. in the affected vehicles, the restraint control module (rcm) may have errors in the programming software which may result in a delayed deployment of the side-curtain rollover air bag.
Consequence:
If the side-curtain rollover air bag is delayed in deploying in certain rollover circumstances, the risk of injury to the passengers is increased.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the rcm, free of charge. the recall began on may 30, 2014. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. ford's number for this recall is 14s04.
Recall Number: 14V164000 Recall Date: 04-02-2014 Affected Vehicles: 43,135
Component:
Seats:front assembly:recliner
Summary:
"ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 ford fusion and lincoln mkz vehicles manufactured august 15, 2012, through september 10, 2013, 2013-2014 ford escape vehicles manufactured june 5, 2012, through august 12, 2013, and 2013-2014 ford c-max vehicles manufactured from july 23, 2012, through may 28, 2013. the driver and passenger seatback assemblies may have been produced with sub-standard weld joints used to attach the seat back recliner mechanism to the seat frame. the affected seat backs may have insufficient strength to meet the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 207, ""seating systems."""
Consequence:
The back of the subject seats may become loose or lean while driving and potentially increase the risk of injury in certain crashes.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seatback, free of charge. the recall began on may 30, 2014. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. ford's number for this recall is 14c03.
Recall Number: 13V583000 Recall Date: 11-25-2013 Affected Vehicles: 139,917
Component:
Engine
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured october 5, 2011, through june 2, 2013 and equipped with 1.6l engines. the affected vehicles may experience localized overheating of the engine cylinder head which may cause cracks that could allow oil to leak.
Consequence:
Leaking engine oil may come into contact with a hot engine surface potentially resulting in an engine compartment fire.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will modify the engine shielding, cooling and control systems, free of charge. an interim notice will be mailed to owners during january 2014. the recall began on april 9, 2014. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. ford's recall number is 13s12.
Recall Number: 13V584000 Recall Date: 11-25-2013 Affected Vehicles: 9,469
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary:
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from october 5, 2011, through july 11, 2012, and equipped with a 1.6l engine subject to prior safety recall nhtsa 12v-336. in some cases, the engine compartment fuel line may have been installed incorrectly when repaired under the prior recall. the misinstalled fuel line could chafe and eventually leak fuel.
Consequence:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners and dealers will inspect the engine compartment fuel line, and if necessary, replace it, free of charge. an interim notice will be mailed to owners during january 2014. the recall began on april 9, 2014. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. ford's recall number is 13s12.
Recall Number: 13V085000 Recall Date: 03-07-2013 Affected Vehicles: 5,675
Component:
Latches/locks/linkages
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 focus and c-max vehicles built from november 16, 2012, through november 21, 2012; and model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from november 14, 2012, through november 21, 2012. the left rear door child lock was built incorrectly. as a result, the child lock may not engage when the operator uses normal force to activate the child lock.
Consequence:
The operator may incorrectly believe the child lock is engaged. however, the door may be opened from the inside, increasing the risk of injury to an unrestrained child.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the affected rear door latches, and replace them as necessary, free of charge. the recall began on march 27, 2013. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Number: 12V551000 Recall Date: 12-03-2012 Affected Vehicles: 80,057
Component:
Engine and engine cooling
Summary:
This is an update to a recently announced recall. ford is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from october 5, 2011, through november 26, 2012, equipped with 1.6l engines, as well as certain model year 2013 fusion vehicles manufactured from february 3, 2012, through november 29, 2012, equipped with 1.6l engines. coolant system leaks may cause the engines to overheat and leak flammable engine fluids.
Consequence:
If flammable engine fluids come in contact with the vehicle?s hot exhaust system, a vehicle fire could occur.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine for coolant system leaks and reprogram the vehicle?s powertrain control module and instrument cluster with an updated calibration and overheat strategy software. there will be no charge to owners for this service. owners were recently notified to contact dealers to arrange for alternative transportation as ford developed a remedy. owners will be shortly receiving notifications to contact ford dealers to schedule the free remedy repair. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Number: 12V431000 Recall Date: 09-04-2012 Affected Vehicles: 6,146
Component:
Engine and engine cooling
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from october 5, 2011, through august 31, 2012, equipped with 1.6l engines. the cylinder head cup plug (freeze plug) may become dislodged resulting in significant loss of engine coolant.
Consequence:
As leaking engine coolant evaporates on the hot engine, the glycol may ignite causing an engine compartment fire.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will seal the existing plug and add a secondary plug cover, free of charge. the safety recall began on september 11, 2012. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Number: 12V336000 Recall Date: 07-18-2012 Affected Vehicles: 9,320
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from october 5, 2011, through july 11, 2012, and equipped with a 1.6l engine. these vehicles have an engine compartment fuel line which may split, resulting in a leak.
Consequence:
If this leak occurs in the presence of an ignition source, there is an increased risk of a fire and/or personal injury.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify and instruct owners to stop driving their vehicles and contact a ford or lincoln dealer to arrange pick-up of their vehicle. customers will be provided with a rental vehicle if needed. the dealer will replace the engine compartment fuel line, free charge. the recall began on august 10, 2012. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Number: 12V319000 Recall Date: 07-06-2012 Affected Vehicles: 8,266
Component:
Service brakes, hydraulic:pedals and linkages
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from march 8, 2012 through june 7, 2012. due to mis-positioned carpet padding the center console trim panel may be pushed outboard of the intended position, reducing clearance relative to the pedal package.
Consequence:
The reduced clearance may result in the driver?s foot contacting the side of the brake pedal while transferring the foot from the accelerator pedal to the brake pedal, increasing stopping distances and the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the carpet padding and left-side console trim panel replaced with a new panel, free of charge. the recall began on july 20, 2012. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Number: 12V319000 Recall Date: 07-06-2012 Affected Vehicles: 8,266
Component:
Structure
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 escape vehicles manufactured from march 8, 2012 through june 7, 2012. due to mis-positioned carpet padding the center console trim panel may be pushed outboard of the intended position, reducing clearance relative to the pedal package.
Consequence:
The reduced clearance may result in the driver?s foot contacting the side of the brake pedal while transferring the foot from the accelerator pedal to the brake pedal, increasing stopping distances and the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the carpet padding and left-side console trim panel replaced with a new panel, free of charge. the recall began on july 20, 2012. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332.
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