2001 Ford Escape Q&A

2001 Ford Escape Question: Door Handles

I have found out that the 2001 escape door handle interior reinforcements break very easily.I replaced the passenger side and now the driver side broke.I have no idea as to why Ford Motor Company does not put a recall on this item...The new reinforcement part # 6T2Z-78223N03-A is around 20 bucks. -
Answer 1
I also found them here http://www.parts.com/ for about $11 If the auto parts stores are stocking them, Then its a common parts that fails. -
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