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
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
Products with serious risks
Notifying country

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