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2018 FORD ESCAPE Recall - Campaign #17V803000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2018 FORD ESCAPE RECALL - #17V803000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : SIDE/WINDOW

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2018 FORD ESCAPE
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Manufactured between 11/13/2017 - 1/12/2018
Recalled on 12/19/2017
Influenced by Ford Motor Company
Owners Notified on 2/2/2018
# Affected 11,113
Recalled for AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
 
Description Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.
Consequences If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective action Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S44.
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.
See also 2018 FORD ESCAPE Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
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May 21, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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May 21, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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May 21, 2018 - 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL on with DTC P051B. This DTC sets when the PCM detects a sensor offset greater than a calibrated threshold just prior to engine cranking or if it d

May 21, 2018 - 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL on with DTC P051B. This DTC sets if the crankcase pressure sensor voltage is greater than a calibrated threshold. If DTC P051B is set with any oth

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