Ford is acting quickly to ensure customer safety, voluntarily recalling 2013 Ford Escape vehicles equipped with the 1.6-liter engine built through July 11, 2012.
If you own a 2013 Ford Escape with the 1.6-liter engine, contact your dealer, who will deliver a loaner vehicle to and will transport your 2013 Escape to the dealership for the necessary repairs.
Ford is working to make the replacement parts available as quickly as possible and customers will keep the loaner vehicle at no charge until the repairs on their vehicle are completed.
You can get further information about these and other recalls at www.fordowner.com or you may contact the Ford Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.
Ford estimates that there have been approximately 11,500 of these vehicles produced and distributed for sale in North America, with most in the U.S. market.