2002 FORD Escort

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1 Recalls for 2002 FORD Escort

Recall Date Component Summary
July 12, 2004 SEAT BELTS:FRONT

CERTAIN TRW DRIVER’S SIDE SEAT BELTS MANUFACTURED ON DECEMBER 6 AND 9, 2002, FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1997 FORD ESCORT 4-DOOR AND STATION WAGON PLATFORM VEHICLES, FORD’S P/N F7CZ54611B09AAC. THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES EXHIBIT A NO-LOCK CONDITION WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.

Remedy:

TRW WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED THE REPLACEMENT SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE.

THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2004.

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5 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2002 FORD Escort

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Date Component  
paint
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
engine
air conditioning/heat
air conditioning/heat

33 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2002 FORD Escort

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Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10958928
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10435936
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10278977
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10266763
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10251511
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10221489
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10210686
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10203013
TIRES:BEAD | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10200523
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10175921
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10172627
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10167354
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10148751
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10148736
TIRES
ODI Number: 10138666
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10131867
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10112353
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10100581
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10080745
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10058013
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10045640
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT | WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10024668
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10024948
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10021797
STEERING
ODI Number: 10011997
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 10006928
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10003179
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8021433
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 8018004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 769479
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 764639
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 762308
TIRES
ODI Number: 567679
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0 Investigations for 2002 FORD Escort

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

19 Service Alerts for 2002 FORD Escort

Date Description
September 2, 2002 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

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December 10, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744 WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS PRESENT. *TT

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September 17, 2001 103800 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

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May 12, 2003 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442, P0455, P0456, P0457, P1442 OR CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0457. *TT

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August 12, 2004 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN SERVICE REPLACEMENT SEATBELT RETRACTORS (DRIVER’S SIDE FRONT RETRACTOR IN GRAY) MANUFACTURED IN DECEMBER 2002 AND SOLD AS A SERVICE REPLACEMENT PART BETWEEN DECEMBER 2002 AND JULY 2004.

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September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) – SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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March 4, 2002 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *TT

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April 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HIGHER THAN NORMAL IDLE SPEED, RUNS ROUGH AT IDLE AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0171. *TT

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December 13, 2004 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR – TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

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May 1, 2002 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING FUSE BOX COVER AND #7 FUSE LOCATION. *TT

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August 9, 2004 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR – TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

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January 21, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME ENGINE ASSEMBLIES WITH ALUMINUM CYLINDER HEADS REPAIRED IN-VEHILE HAVE BEEN FOUND TO LEAK COOLANT AND/OR OIL FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

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January 1, 2006 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

REPLACE TIMING BELT IDLER PULLEY DURING 2.0L ZETEC ENGINE CYLINDER HEAD REPLACEMENT – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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May 13, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0300 THROUGH P0304 STORED. *TT

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September 2, 2002 032100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

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December 10, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT

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October 14, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH

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May 17, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ROUGH IDLE, LOW POWER AND / OR STALL AT IDLE, A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300 THROUGH P0304 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

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August 4, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

IDLE VIBRATION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY. *TT

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