2013 Ford ESCAPE Engine And Engine Cooling Recall

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2013 Ford ESCAPE Engine And Engine Cooling Recall

 NHTSA Recall #92940
NHTSA Compaign #12V431000
MFG Compaign #12S39
 Model Year2013
 Date of notification11/09/12
 Begin date of manufacuring05/10/11
 End date of manufacturing31/08/12
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received04/09/12
 Report created05/09/12
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units6146
 Defect summaryFord 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 summaryAs leaking engine coolant evaporates on the hot engine, the glycol may ignite causing an engine compartment fire.
 Corrective actionFord 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 notesFord's recall campaign number is 12s39. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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



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