NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1998 Ford Escort

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1998 Ford Escort, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. AIR BAG NON-DEPLOYMENT NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP01001

    • Status:
    • Date Opened: April 19, 2001
    • Date Closed: November 01, 2001
    • Recall: no recall issued

    Component(s): Air Bags


    NHTSA: For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning investigation #DP01001 »

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