2013 Ford ESCAPE Engine Recall

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2013 Ford ESCAPE Engine Recall

 NHTSA Recall #100825
NHTSA Compaign #13V583000
MFG Compaign #13S12
 ManufacturerFord Motor Company
 SupplierFORD
 BrandFORD
 ModelESCAPE
 Model Year2013
 ComponentENGINE
 Date of notification09/04/14
 Begin date of manufacuring05/10/11
 End date of manufacturing02/06/13
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received25/11/13
 Report created25/11/13
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units139917
 Defect summaryFord 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 summaryLeaking engine oil may come into contact with a hot engine surface potentially resulting in an engine compartment fire.
 Corrective actionFord 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 notesFor some of the vehicles included in this campaign, this recall is in addition to nhtsa recall 12v-551. All covered vehicles, regardless of being inspected and repaired under the earlier recall, require an inspection and a remedy for this campaign. Owners may 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.
  • 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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