Recalls

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Recall data for: 2013 FORD ESCAPE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V319000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S34

Make: FORD

Model: ESCAPE

Year: 2013

Component:
STRUCTURE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20120308

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20120607

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8266

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120720

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120706

Date Added To File: 20120706

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Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 ESCAPE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 8, 2012 THROUGH JUNE 7, 2012. DUE TO MIS-POSITIONED CARPET PADDING THE CENTER CONSOLE TRIM PANEL MAY BE PUSHED OUTBOARD OF THE INTENDED POSITION, REDUCING CLEARANCE RELATIVE TO THE PEDAL PACKAGE.

Consequence Summary:
THE REDUCED CLEARANCE MAY RESULT IN THE DRIVER¿S FOOT CONTACTING THE SIDE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL WHILE TRANSFERRING THE FOOT FROM THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL TO THE BRAKE PEDAL, INCREASING STOPPING DISTANCES AND THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CARPET PADDING AND LEFT-SIDE CONSOLE TRIM PANEL REPLACED WITH A NEW PANEL, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 20, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.