Passenger car – Ford Maverick and Ford Escape

Recall published
Product title
Passenger car – Ford Maverick and Ford Escape
Product description
Concerns vehicles with left-hand drive and ABS built between 22 October 1999 and 23 January 2004.
This product poses a serious risk of fire because of badly fitted cable seals on the ABS module plug, the latter can become contaminated, leading to a short-circuit. Excessive heat generation in the ABS module can cause a smell of burning and smoke. In extreme cases the vehicle can catch fire. This might also happen after the engine has been switched off.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
- Type 1EZ, EC type approval e4*98/14*0043,
- Type 1EZR, EC type approval e4*98/14*0051,
- Type 1N2R, EC type approval e13*2001/116*0091, and
- Type 1N2, EC type approval e13*2001/116*0093.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Country of origin
RAPEX Reference
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country

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