Ford is recalling more than 9,300 2013 Ford Escape vehicles after discovering a potentially faulty engine compartment fuel line that may split, resulting in a gas leak. If this leak occurs in the presence of an ignition source, there is an increased risk of a fire and/or personal injury.
The Escape vehicles affected by this recall are all equipped with a 1.6L engine, and were manufactured between October 8, 2011 and July 11, 2012.
Consumers should stop driving the recalled Escapes immediately. Ford will notify owners to arrange for the free pick-up of their vehicle by a local dealer. Customers will also be provided with a rental vehicle if needed. Dealers will make the necessary vehicle repairs free of charge.
For additional information, contact Ford toll-free at 866-436-7332.