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2015 FORD ESCAPE Recall - Campaign #16V643000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2015 FORD ESCAPE RECALL - #16V643000

RECALL FOR LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES : DOORS : LATCH

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX, 2015 Lincoln MKC and Ford Mustang, and 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect vehicles. A component within the door latches may break, preventing the doors from latching and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2015 FORD ESCAPE
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 10/5/2011 - 1/31/2015
Recalled on 9/6/2016
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 1/27/2017
# Affected 2,046,297
Recalled for LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX, 2015 Lincoln MKC and Ford Mustang, and 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect vehicles. A component within the door latches may break, preventing the doors from latching and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.
Consequences A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches with an improved part, free of charge. The recall began on January 27, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S30.
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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