The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Ford Recalls Escape, Focus ST for Stalling

December 28, 2015

Photo of Ford Escape courtesy of Ford.
Photo of Ford Escape courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 9,017 2013 model-year Ford Escape and 2013-2014 Focus vehicles to fix a potential engine-stalling problem, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The recall covers Escape SUVs manufactured from Jan. 11, 2012, to April 1, 2013, along with Focus ST cars manufactured from May 3, 2012, to Oct. 14, 2013.

In these vehicles, insufficient compression in the engine wiring harness splices to the manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor may provide incorrect signals to the powertrain control module (PCM), NHTSA said. These faulty signals could cause the vehicle to hesitate or the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford dealers will replace the current crimped splices with new splices, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 4. Vehicle owners can reach Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 14S17-S1.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All
Sponsored by

Clean diesel fuel that has been refined such that its sulfur content is 15 parts per million (ppm) or less.

Read more

Accident Costs Calculator

Use this calculator to see how much extra sales revenue your company needs to generate to make up for the profits lost as a result of fleet accidents.
Launch Accident Cost Calculator 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher