Auto Recalls for Consumers

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall - Campaign #07V156000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2002 FORD ESCAPE RECALL - #07V156000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : ANTILOCK : CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKES (ABS), THE ABS MODULE CONNECTOR MAY HAVE MISSING OR DISLODGED WIRE SEALS. THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW CONTAMINATION TO ENTER THE MODULE CONNECTOR, CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2002 FORD ESCAPE
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 10/22/1999 - 1/23/2004
Recalled on 4/11/2007
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 4/23/2007
# Affected 446,460
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
 
Description ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKES (ABS), THE ABS MODULE CONNECTOR MAY HAVE MISSING OR DISLODGED WIRE SEALS. THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW CONTAMINATION TO ENTER THE MODULE CONNECTOR, CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Consequences AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MIGHT CAUSE AN ABS MALFUNCTION THAT WOULD ILLUMINATE THE ABS WARNING LIGHT, AND IN SOME CASES, THE MODULE MAY OVERHEAT RESULTING IN BURNING ODOR, SMOKE, AND/OR FIRE. THIS CONDITION COULD OCCUR EITHER WHEN THE VEHICLE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE OFF POSITION OR WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIRE HARNESS CONNECTOR TO THE ABS MODULE FOR MISSING OR DISLODGED WIRE SEALS, AND REPAIR OR REPLACE THE HARNESS CONNECTOR AS APPROPRIATE. THE DEALER WILL ALSO INSPECT THE CONNECTOR ON THE ABS MODULE AND REPLACE IT IF IT IS FOUND TO BE CORRODED OR DAMAGED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes FORD RECALL NO. 07S51.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
See also 2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLES

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES, DOORS, LATCH

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ANTILOCK, CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLES

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for STRUCTURE, FRAME AND MEMBERS

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

2002 FORD ESCAPE Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, LEVER AND LINKAGE, FLOOR SHIFT
Technical Service Bulletins Dec 02, 2014 - 021530 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
FORD: THE LOWER CONTROL ARM (LCA) FORWARD ATTACHMENT WILL SEPARATE FROM SUBFRAME, CAUSING DIMINISHING DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, DUE TO OPERATING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. MODEL 2001-2004 ESCAPE. *PE

Jul 18, 2006 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
PCM FAILURE - ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES INTERMITTENT - INOPERATIVE. *TT

Mar 13, 2006 - 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
CAMSHAFT TICK NOISE - 3.0L 4V ENGINE ONLY. *TT

Feb 10, 2006 - 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
REPLACE TIMING BELT IDLER PULLEY DURING 2.0L ZETEC ENGINE CYLINDER HEAD REPLACEMENT - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Jan 12, 2006 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIP - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING. *TT

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Comments

3/17/2014 - T Quesnberry
I've had 4 EGR Valves replaced along with the 3 Catalectic Converters replace twice due to stopping up. This is very expensive and seems excessive.

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