Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2003 FORD ESCAPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V165000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04S13

Make: FORD

Model: ESCAPE

Year: 2003

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20000131

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20020911

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 321903

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040421

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040406

Date Added To File: 20040414

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L V6 ENGINES, DURING DECELERATION, THE ENGINE CAN STALL.

Consequence Summary:
SHOULD THE ENGINE STALL, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WITH THE APPROPRIATE CALIBRATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 21, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.