Car Recallapalooza Continues As Ford Recalls 1.39 Million Vehicles

Car Recallapalooza Continues As Ford Recalls 1.39 Million Vehicles

When we saw that Ford announced a recall of 1.39 million cars and sport-utility vehicles, we had to check back in the archives. Hadn’t we just posted about a Ford recall? Yes, it was only earlier this month that 692,000 vehicles were recalled because their airbags might not deploy. This latest batch mainly involves power steering failure in SUVs. [More]

Ford Recalls 692K Ford Escape & C-MAX Vehicles Because Airbags Are Supposed To Deploy

Ford Recalls 692K Ford Escape & C-MAX Vehicles Because Airbags Are Supposed To Deploy

A software glitch in some of Ford’s Escape SUV and C-MAX vehicles may prevent airbags from deploying immediately, so the carmaker has recalled a total of 692,500 vehicles to fix this potentially deadly problem. [More]

Third Time Is Far From The Charm For The Once Again Recalled 2013 Ford Escape

Third Time Is Far From The Charm For The Once Again Recalled 2013 Ford Escape

Another day, another 2013 Ford Escape recall: After issuing recalls for scary fires and gas pedals that wouldn’t quit in July, Ford is issuing a third recall for its sport utility vehicles, this time citing a fire hazard in the engine compartment. On the bright side? There were no Escape recalls in the entire month of August. [More]

Ford Recalling 484,600 Escape SUVs Because Drivers Should Be Able To Ease Off The Gas

Ford Recalling 484,600 Escape SUVs Because Drivers Should Be Able To Ease Off The Gas

As if scary fires weren’t enough, it seems Ford is having even more problems with its Escape SUVs. This time the problem is focused on an issue with some models having sticky gas pedals — not quite ideal if you’d like to slow down your car at some point. Ford is now recalling 484,600 Escapes from 2001 to 2004 after discovering the problem. [More]

Ford Issues Immediate Recall Of 2013 Escape SUV Because Fire Is Scary

Ford Issues Immediate Recall Of 2013 Escape SUV Because Fire Is Scary

Fewer than 5,000 model year 2013 Ford Escape SUVs have been delivered to customers so far, including one to our colleagues over at Consumer Reports Cars for testing. But Ford has already announced a recall of the vehicles, ordering dealers to stop selling and offering test drives on the 1.6 liter engine base model. Ford has also asked Escape owners to stop driving their vehicles immediately. Why? The engine compartment fuel line might split and leak. If the engine is started or already running when a leak occurs, the vehicle could catch fire. [More]

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