Safety Ratings
1997 Ford Escort
Front Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints552
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1997 Ford Escort vehicles

1997 Ford Escort (7/12/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04E048000

Component Name: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN TRW DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT BELTS MANUFACTURED ON DECEMBER 6 AND 9, 2002, FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1997 FORD ESCORT 4-DOOR AND STATION WAGON PLATFORM VEHICLES, FORD'S P/N F7CZ54611B09AAC. THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES EXHIBIT A NO-LOCK CONDITION WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE RESTRAINT SYSTEM MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT, WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Action: TRW WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED THE REPLACEMENT SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2004.

1997 Ford Escort (12/9/2002)  

Campaign Number: 02V323000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE INTEGRATED AIR BAG MONITOR (IABM) CAN BE CONTAMINATED WITH WATER OR OTHER LIQUIDS AND COULD EXPERIENCE INTERNAL ELECTRICAL SHORTING.

Defect: THIS MAY, IN TURN, CAUSE THE AIR BAG READINESS LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE AND IN VERY RARE OCCURRENCES, AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT, MELTED WIRING, OR FIRE MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE SHIELD OVER THE IABM AND APPLY NYOGEL GREASE TO THE CONNECTOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 11, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

1997 FORD ESCORT for sale

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 86454 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Grants Pass, OR
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

New Listing
$5,999

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 114430 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bradenton, FL
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

$4,000

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 86759 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Show Low, AZ
  • MPG: 24 City / 34 Hwy

$1,999

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 195241 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Highland Park, IL
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

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1997 FORD ESCORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 117517 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

$3,990

1997 FORD ESCORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 122016 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

$2,462

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 126692 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pontiac, IL
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 223308 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Orem, UT
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

New Listing
$1,299

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 132906 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Brunswick, OH
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 146598 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Summersville, WV
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

New Listing
$3,000

1997 FORD ESCORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110641 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dover, OH
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

New Listing
$4,526

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 134789 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

New Listing
$1,995

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 196786 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lynnwood, WA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

$2,995

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 121000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sturgeon Lake, MN
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

$2,995

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 86271 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Youngstown, OH
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy
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