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Ford Recalls Escapes and Fusions-“Good News”– Substitute “Solutions” Leaked

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  • Dec, 02, 2012, 12:57 AM
Ford Recalls
Ford Recalls

 

Ford Motor is recalling two of its two biggest-selling models, the Escape crossover and Fusion midsize sedan, for fears that those equipped with 1.6-liter engines could overheat and catch on fire.

Ford estimates that there are approximately 73,320 Escapes and 15,833 Fusions produced and distributed for sale in the U.S. and Canada with 1.6-liter engines, with most in the U.S. market. The issue does not affect 2013 Escape or 2013 Fusion models with other engines.

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Ford says it is working on a "solution" and is asking owners to contact dealers, who will arrange for loaner cars as a substitute for "solution" free of cost until the repairs done.

Ford representative said that the recall comes after the company received reports of 12 fires in Escapes and one in a Fusion. No injuries reported until date.

It is the fourth recall in four months for the all-new Escape, a top seller for Ford in the important compact SUV segment of the market.

Customers can determine whether their vehicle is part of the recall by:

1.     Checking their 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), the eighth character will be an "X" on Escapes or an "R" on Fusions

2.     Logging onto Ford.com, select the "Support" tab, click "View Notices and Recalls" and input their VIN, or

3.     Calling the numbers listed above or contacts their dealer

 

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