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Ford Escape Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITIONRecall Date: 07/07/2015
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured April 1, 2014, to June 12, 2015, Ford Focus vehicles manufactured June 17, 2014, to June 12, 2015, and Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured April 22, 2014, to June 12, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the engine may continue to run after the key or the START/STOP engine button is turned to off. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 374781
  • Consequence: If the engine does not turn off as expected, someone could move the transmission shifter out of park and the vehicle may move unintentionally, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the body control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 20, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C06.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAR 31, 2014 to JUN 11, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 15C06
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V436000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANELRecall Date: 06/23/2015
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured May 19, 2014, to February 6, 2015, and Transit Connect vehicles manufactured May 13, 2014, to December 10, 2014. Due to a software incompatibility issue, the instrument panel cluster be inoperative including a blank multiple functional display (MFD), and non-functional warning chimes, messages and warning lights. Specific warning chimes, messages and warning lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 182520
  • Consequence: If the instrument cluster is inoperative, the driver of may not be warned of safety related issues such as low tire pressures or disabled air bags, increasing the risk of personal injury or a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument panel software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 10, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C03.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAY 18, 2014 to FEB 05, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 15C03
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V406000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Predicted Reliability Score 3_0
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  • 5 Among The Best
  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

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Warranty

Ford covers the 2015 Escape with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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