Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD ESCAPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V111000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06C12

Make: FORD

Model: ESCAPE

Year: 2005

Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20050331

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 134365

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060519

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060407

Date Added To File: 20060411

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 201

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITHOUT SIDE AIR CURTAINS OR MOONROOFS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, “OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT.” DURING TESTING, THE FREE MOTION HEAD FORM REGISTERED A MEASUREMENT ABOVE THE PERMITTED LIMIT AT THE LEFT HAND A-PILLAR TRIM AREA.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL MAKE MODIFICATIONS TO THE ENERGY ABSORBING MATERIAL LOCATED ABOVE THE HEADLINER IN THE AFFECTED AREA FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 19, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.