2013 Ford ESCAPE Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2013 Ford ESCAPE Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1079770
 Internal NHTSA #10605438
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 BrandFORD
 ModelESCAPE
 Model Year2013
 File date07/06/14
 ComponentAIR BAGS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn sat june 7, 2014 i noticed the drivers side airbag light was solid yellow and stayed on until i returned home that evening. On monday june 10th, i got up and went to the store and noticed it was off. Since then it has came on and went back off at various stages of driving, from highway speeds to an idle at a traffic light. Also, the passenger side air bag light does do not come on when my granddaughter is sitting in the front seat, she is 14 years old and weighs approx 90#. I have taken it to the ford dealer in cookeville tennessee and they kept it over night and advised me that they could not duplicate the issue and no repairs were performed. They have told me that since they could not duplicate the issue there was nothing they could do and the vehicle was "safe" to continue to drive as normal. On the way home from the dealership, the drivers side air bag light came back on and has since went off and on several times since then. I do have pictures that are time and date stamped of each subsequent incident and the speed and odometer reading at the time.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure11000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateCHRISTIANA, TN
VIN pattern 1FMCU9GX4DUXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase23/02/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
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 Location of tire code
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 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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