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Ford Escape engine fires — recall

Ford Escape engine fires — recall

Ford is recalling 2020-22 Ford Escape vehicles equipped with the 2.5L HEV or PHEV engines to correct engine failure that could release engine oil and fuel vapor into the engine compartment resulting in Ford Escape fires.

Park and shut off engine in the event of engine noise, reduction in power or smoke

Ford advises Ford Escape owners to immediately park and shut off the engine if they hear unexpected engine noise, experience a reduction in power or notice smoke from the engine compartment.

What Ford will do

Ford will modify the under engine shield and active grille shutter free of charge. Contact the dealer for more information on NHTSA #22V484000

Posted on by Rick Muscoplat

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