Recalls & Defects For 2017 Ford Escape



Vehicle Report: 2017 Ford Escape

Recalls & Defects

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.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (Prndl)

Report Receipt Date: 06/10/2022
NHTSA Campaign: 22v413000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2013-2019 escape, 2013-2018 c-max, 2013-2016 fusion, 2013-2021 transit connect, and 2015-2018 edge vehicles. the bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.

Consequence
A damaged or missing bushing may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear, and cause the vehicle to move in an unexpected direction. additionally, the vehicle may roll after the driver selects the 'park' position. either scenario increases the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the under hood shift bushing and add a protective cap over the shift cable bushing, free of charge. interim owner notification letters, informing owners of the safety risk, were mailed july 1, 2022. remedy parts are expected to be available in 4th quarter 2022. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 22s43.

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.nhtsa.gov.



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