Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:
- 2013 Ford Escape
- 2014 Ford Escape
All are equipped with 1.6-liter engine.
The problem: Owners may experience difficulty starting the engine, rough running, extended crank no-start, lack of power, loss of rpm or hesitation concerns, along with a lit Service Engine Now message. These concerns may be due to a wiring problem.
Corrective action: Dealers will replace the signal return splices with a soldering method.
Warranty info: Repairs will be done under the new vehicle warranty, emissions warranty or extended service plan warranty, whichever applies.
What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it is eligible for this extended warranty. You can also call Ford at 800-565-3673 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 15-0005.
Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find a local dealer.
Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.
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