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

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 51320 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Matthews, NC
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 128863 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

$2,450

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 205136 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portsmouth, VA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

$1,994

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 200187 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 124625 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beaverton, OR
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 120895 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Albuquerque, NM
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 328684 Miles
  • Ext Color: Purple
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Butte, MT
  • MPG: 24 City / 34 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

$1,962

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 126692 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pontiac, IL
  • MPG: 24 City / 34 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lagrange, GA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

$1,550

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 111654 Miles
  • Ext Color: Purple
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

$1,100

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 192932 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bedford, VA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 124092 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ocala, FL
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

$2,995

1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 171131 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 101860 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ocala, FL
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

1997 Ford Escort LX

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1997 FORD ESCORT LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150012 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rochester, MI
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy
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