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Leaking engine oil may come into contact with a hot engine surface potentially resulting in an engine compartment fire.

Engine

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, through June 2, 2013 and equipped with 1.6L engines. The affected vehicles may experience localized overheating of the engine cylinder head which may cause cracks that could allow oil to leak.
Actions
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will modify the engine shielding, cooling and control systems, free of charge. An interim notice will be mailed to owners during January 2014. The recall began on April 9, 2014. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13S12.
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Date Announced
NOV 25, 2013
Vehicles Affected
139,917
Ford Recall #
13S12
NHTSA Campaign #
13V583000
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