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2005 Ford Escape Recalls

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Most Recent 2005 Ford Escape Recall

On September 29, 2015, Ford recalled 57 Ford Escape. Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2001-2008 ford escape and mercury mariner vehicles manufactured march 31, 2001, to september 1, 2009. the affected vehicles are equipped with either a 2.3l or 3.0l engine and have had their cd4e transmission replaced with a rebuilt one. these service repair part transmissions have a shift lever bolt that may not be properly tightened. as a result, the shift control lever could disengage from the transmission without warning.
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2005 Ford Escape Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 29, 2015

For vehicles that have had a replacement Ford remanufactured automatic transmission installed, the shift lever bolt may not be properly tightened. This can result in the shift lever disengaging from the transmission, making it impossible to know the proper gear selected, nor put the vehicle into park to secure it.

Recalls on your Ford or Mercury must be performed by a Ford dealership. Ford will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in October 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 3, 2014

The cooling system for the hybrid system may fail, resulting in loss of power and stalling of the vehicle.

Ford notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Ford recall number is 14S19.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 19, 2006

Inadequate head protection may be an issue at the left a-pillar (windshield) trim area. In the event of a crash, personal injury to vehicle occupants may occur.

Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on March 31, 2005
Certain 2004-2005 sport utility vehicles and certain 2001-2003 sport utiity vehicle having rear liftgate components serviced with 2004 equivalent components fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 206, 'door locks and door retention components.' the rear liftgate latching system does not meet the inertia load requirement in one direction.