|Recall data for: 2013 FORD ESCAPE|
|NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V336000|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S35|
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
|Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY|
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|Recall Type: V|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected: 9320|
|Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120810|
|Recall Initiator: MFR|
|Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company|
|Date Report Received By ODI: 20120718|
|Date Added To File: 20120719|
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|Defect Summary: |
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured from October 5, 2011, through July 11, 2012, and equipped with a 1.6L engine. These vehicles have an engine compartment fuel line which may split, resulting in a leak.
|Consequence Summary: |
If this leak occurs in the presence of an ignition source, there is an increased risk of a fire and/or personal injury.
|Corrective Action: |
Ford will notify and instruct owners to stop driving their vehicles and contact a Ford or Lincoln dealer to arrange pick-up of their vehicle. Customers will be provided with a rental vehicle if needed. The dealer will replace the engine compartment fuel line, free charge. The recall began on August 10, 2012. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.