Recalls & Defects For 2017 Ford Escape



Vehicle Report: 2017 Ford Escape

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: AIR Bags:knee Bolster

Report Receipt Date: 06/26/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v398000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2016 ford escape vehicles. the driver's knee airbag modules installed in these vehicles were produced without the inflator gas generant material, and, as a result, the air bags may not inflate properly in the event of a crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 208, "occupant crash protection."

Consequence
In the event of a crash, if the driver's knee air bag does not inflate as intended, the driver has an increased risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace driver's knee air bag, free of charge. the recall began on august 8, 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17c11.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Visibility:power Window Devices and Controls

Report Receipt Date: 08/24/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v617000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2017 ford escape titanium and se vehicles manufactured october 5, 2015, to may 12, 2016. the settings for the closing-force of the power-operated windows may allow the windows to close on an object such as a body part and injure it before the windows auto-reverse. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 118, "power-operated window systems."

Consequence
If a window closes on a body part, it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford has notified owners, and dealers will update the power window operating system software, free of charge. the recall began on september 6, 2016. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 16c12.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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