The 2013 Ford Escape is undergoing its fourth recall since its introduction this spring.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
It's the fourth recall for the brand-new Escape. Ford is offering loaner cars to buyers until they can fix the problem.
The 2013 Ford Escape is undergoing its fourth recall since its introduction this spring. Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires. The Escape is a top seller for Ford. The 2013 version went on sale in the spring, and it already has had problems with coolant leaks, cracked fuel lines and carpet padding. Both the Fusion and Escape are among Ford's top-selling vehicles selling a combined 427,000 already this year, according to Autodata Corp. Note this figure include those from the previous model year. Ford said it is working on a repair plan and trying to find out what causes the overheating problem, where the engines can overheat and leak fluids onto hot …