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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Ford Escort electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Ford Escort Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 102001

Escort

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Opening and closing of hatchback door has caused installation on wiring harness to fray off, causing an electrical shortage potential. The rubber covering the wire harness for hatchback door was frayed and three of the top wires were exposed. This has potential for electrical shortage.

- Manassas, VA, USA

problem #1

Oct 031998

Escort

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Wiring assembly failed.

- Parma, OH, USA

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