Recall List for the 2001 Ford Escape

Official recalls have been issued for the 2001 Ford Escape by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. RECALL: Rebuilt Transmission Shift Lever May Disengage

    If the shift lever disengages from the transmission, a driver may be unable to shift gear positions and the indicated shift position may not represent ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 29, 2015
    Vehicles Affected
    57
  2. RECALL: Front Wheel Bearing Has Wrong Dimensions

    Use of an incorrectly sized wheel bearing can adversely affect the braking and steering of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 03, 2015
    Vehicles Affected
    576
  3. RECALL: Lower Control Arm Corrosion-Regional Recall

    A separation of the lower control arm can result in a significant loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 02, 2014
    Vehicles Affected
    348,950
  4. RECALL: Speed Control Cable Connector Interference

    A stuck throttle may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop or slow the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 26, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    529,719
  5. RECALL: Antilock Brake System Electrical Connectors

    Corrosion can develop in the electrical connector leading to melting, smoke or a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 09, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    244,530
  6. RECALL: ABS Module Electrical Wiring Harness

    An electrical short might cause an ABS malfunction that would illuminate the ABS warning light, and in some cases, the module may overheat resulting in ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 10, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    446,460
  7. RECALL: Master Cylinder Leak

    Loss of brake fluid can result in poor braking performance, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 29, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    13,128
  8. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 206/Rear Liftgate Door

    If the liftgate is left unlocked, there is the potential that it may open during a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 20, 2004
    Vehicles Affected
    262,113
  9. RECALL: Ford/Engine Stalling

    Should the engine stall, a vehicle crash could occur. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 06, 2004
    Vehicles Affected
    321,903
  10. RECALL: Ford/Seat Belt Buckle Cover

    In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 05, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    132,243
  11. RECALL: Ford/Windshield Wiper

    This condition will likely result in sudden and complete loss of the windshield wiper function, or of the wiper function on the driver side only, increasing ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 27, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    46,000
  12. RECALL: Ford/Fuel Line O-Ring

    Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 18, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    10,850
  13. RECALL: Ford/Incorrect Rear Hubs

    This condition could cause loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 12, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    1,325
  14. RECALL: Ford/Speed Control Cable

    If either of these conditions occurs and the speed control is used, the speed control could prevent the throttle from returning to idle, resulting in a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 09, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    1,193
  15. RECALL: Ford/Steering Wheel

    Either of these conditions can lead to the steering wheel becoming loose or separating from the steering column, resulting in loss of steering control. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 08, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    1,393

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