Government/Legal

Ford recalls 2013 Focus, C-Max and Escape over faulty child safety locks

Filed under: Sedan, Government/Legal, Recalls, Crossover, Hatchback, Ford

We have yet to find any official documentation from either Ford or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, but Edmunds and Cars.com are both reporting that there is …

NHTSA investigating 725k Ford, Mercury vehicles for stalling issue

Filed under: Sedan, SUV, Government/Legal, Safety, Ford, Mercury

Owners of Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan models, listen up. According to a report on Automotive News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has …

Couple sues Ford because Escape lemon replacement is wrong color [w/poll]

Filed under: SUV, Government/Legal, Ford

The self-proclaimed “King of Lemon Laws” strikes again. This time with a couple in Wisconsin whose 2010 Ford Escape was in the shop for more than 30 days within the first year of ownership due to transmission p…

Ford details how it will fix recalled fire-risk 2013 Escape and Fusion models

Filed under: Sedan, Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, Crossover, Ford

Ford announced today that it has determined the problem and has worked up a fix for the engine fires that have resulted in recalls for 2013 Ford Escape and Fusion models equipped w…

NHTSA probing Ford Escape over throttle issue

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Crossover, Ford

According to the Associated Press, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is training its gaze on 2005-2012 Ford Escape. According to the report, the federal safety agency has opened a…

Supplier to blame for Escape engine recall?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Marketing/Advertising, Recalls, Crossover, Ford

More details have surfaced in the latest 2013 Ford Escape recall, with blame for problematic fuel lines falling on supplier TI Automotive, according to Reuters. Ford told t…

Ford paying dealers $300 to fix each recalled Escape

Filed under: Government/Legal, Marketing/Advertising, Recalls, Crossover, Ford

How important is the launch of the redesigned Escape to Ford? Apparently enough that Dearborn is throwing money at dealers to try and make the new model’s teething problems…