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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Ford Escort brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Ford Escort Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 302001

Escort

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While driving consumer heard a snapping noise, and lost complete control of brakes and landed in a ditch, and suffered only minor injuries, consumer was informed by dealer that a bolt never snaps from the booster in that way, futhermore the delaer states that the part is not available in the U.S. and a new one would have to be made.

- Altamonte Springs, FL, USA

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