Safety Ratings
2001 Ford Escape
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 3.0000
Number of Recalls12
Number of Complaints911
Number of Investigations11
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2001 Ford Escape vehicles

2001 Ford Escape (7/26/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V353000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2004 Escape vehicles equipped with 3.0L V6 engines and speed control manufactured from October 22, 1999, through January 23, 2004. Inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost-fully depressed. This risk exists regardless of whether or not speed control (cruise control) is used.

Defect: A stuck throttle may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop or slow the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles by increasing the engine cover clearance, free of charge. The safety recall began August 3, 2012. Remedy parts are expected to be available in mid-August 2012. Until then dealers will disconnect the speed control cable as an interim remedy, if parts are not available at the time of an owner's service appointment. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.

2001 Ford Escape (7/26/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V353000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2004 Escape vehicles equipped with 3.0L V6 engines and speed control manufactured from October 22, 1999, through January 23, 2004. Inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost-fully depressed. This risk exists regardless of whether or not speed control (cruise control) is used.

Defect: A stuck throttle may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop or slow the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles by increasing the engine cover clearance, free of charge. The safety recall began August 3, 2012. Remedy parts are expected to be available in mid-August 2012. Until then dealers will disconnect the speed control cable as an interim remedy, if parts are not available at the time of an owner's service appointment. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.

2001 Ford Escape (1/9/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V005000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001-2002 ESCAPE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 22, 1999, THROUGH JULY 19, 2002, EQUIPPED WITH A BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR CAP THAT COULD LEAK BRAKE FLUID. IF BRAKE FLUID LEAKS FROM THE CAP, IT COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR.

Defect: CORROSION CAN DEVELOP IN THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR LEADING TO MELTING, SMOKE OR A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR CAP AND THE ABS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM WILL BE MODIFIED. AN INTERIM LETTER WAS MAILED ON JANUARY 20, 2012. DUE TO A PARTS DELAY, HOWEVER, THE REMEDY MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE CURRENTLY. IF PARTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, FORD WILL INSTRUCT OWNERS TO PARK THEIR VEHICLES OUTSIDE UNTIL SUCH TIME AS PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332. THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN IS RELATED TO 07V-156.

2001 Ford Escape (4/10/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V156000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKES (ABS), THE ABS MODULE CONNECTOR MAY HAVE MISSING OR DISLODGED WIRE SEALS. THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW CONTAMINATION TO ENTER THE MODULE CONNECTOR, CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

Defect: AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MIGHT CAUSE AN ABS MALFUNCTION THAT WOULD ILLUMINATE THE ABS WARNING LIGHT, AND IN SOME CASES, THE MODULE MAY OVERHEAT RESULTING IN BURNING ODOR, SMOKE, AND/OR FIRE. THIS CONDITION COULD OCCUR EITHER WHEN THE VEHICLE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE OFF POSITION OR WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIRE HARNESS CONNECTOR TO THE ABS MODULE FOR MISSING OR DISLODGED WIRE SEALS, AND REPAIR OR REPLACE THE HARNESS CONNECTOR AS APPROPRIATE. THE DEALER WILL ALSO INSPECT THE CONNECTOR ON THE ABS MODULE AND REPLACE IT IF IT IS FOUND TO BE CORRODED OR DAMAGED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

2001 Ford Escape (3/29/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07E023000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN CARDONE MASTER CYLINDERS WITH PART NUMBERS 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987MZA, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, AND 11-3156, AND WITH DATE CODES LOWER THAN DCA7078 SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE SEAL ON MASTER CYLINDER CAN FAIL AND LEAK BRAKE FLUID.

Defect: LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN RESULT IN POOR BRAKING PERFORMANCE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: CARDONE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE ANY DEFECTIVE MASTER CYLINDERS. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CARDONE AT 1-800-777-4780.

2001 FORD ESCAPE for sale

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2001 Ford Escape XLT

New Listing
$5,500

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 87875 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Barrington, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLS

$3,999

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 154938 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Ames, IA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLS

$3,277
Price Reduced

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 164085 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Owasso, OK
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$3,995

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 183346 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Benton, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$4,991

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 148321 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lithia Springs, GA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$4,991

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 123512 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Miami, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$6,999

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 85959 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Redlands, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

New Listing
$5,987

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 201189 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Weiser, ID
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$3,950

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 156530 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Costa Mesa, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

New Listing
$4,981

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 141361 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$3,450

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 360022 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Warner Robins, GA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$3,978
Price Reduced

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 160774 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Newport News, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$4,985

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127378 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beavercreek, OH
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2001 Ford Escape XLS

$5,888

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139707 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Martinsburg, WV

2001 Ford Escape XLT

$5,992
Price Reduced

2001 FORD ESCAPE XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 171894 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pensacola, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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