Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 18, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

12V336000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

9,320

Summary:

Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured from October 8, 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.

Remedy:

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 is expected to begin on July 20, 2012. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.

Notes:

This is Ford recall number 12S35. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration