RECALL Subject : Engine Compartment Fuel Line May Leak
Report Receipt Date: NOV 25, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V584000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,469
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape
vehicles manufactured from October 5, 2011, through July 11, 2012, and
equipped with a 1.6L engine subject to prior safety recall NHTSA
12V-336. In some cases, the engine compartment fuel line may have been
installed incorrectly when repaired under the prior recall. The
misinstalled fuel line could chafe and eventually leak fuel.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a
Ford will notify owners and dealers will inspect the engine
compartment fuel line, and if necessary, replace it, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin by January 23, 2014. Owners may
contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13S12.