TTAC Commentator sundvl76 writes: Sajeev, Your post of 2 Mar 2011 was a great explanation regarding the cause of the “T” joint oil leak I’ve been experiencing. No one on any of the normal Ford sites has been able to pinpoint the problem, so I thank you for the information. (I’d discovered the source, but […]
Ford's Escape is no stranger to recalls, but despite a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation of sudden loss of engine power on certain versions of the Escape and Fusion and Mercury Mariner and Milan, the agency is not issuing...
It's no secret that the midsize crossover segment is one of the most hotly contested battlegrounds in the automotive industry. Long have vehicles like the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 duked it out for those ever illusive consumer dollars. Show More Summary
Gilles v. Ford Motor Co. --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2014 WL 544990 (D.Colo. Feb. 12, 2014) Gilles sued Ford for falsely advertising the gas mileage of his 2013 Ford Escape SE. The court denied a motion to dismiss on preemption grounds. Gilles...Show More Summary
The 2014 Ford Escape, a five-seat compact crossover, is flexible when it comes to hauling people and larger items, but during a recent test drive, it seemed my kids in the backseat had the same amount of storage that I...
The Arizona Supreme Court yesterday rejected every aspect of convicted Minuteman murderer Shawna Forde’s appeal, notably including her attempts to escape the death penalty. The Arizona Supreme Court today rejected every aspect of convicted Minuteman murderer Shawna Forde’s appeal, notably including her attempts to escape the death penalty. Show More Summary
Jeep calls the rust-colored paint that adorns its 2014 Wrangler Sahara "Copperhead Pearl." Ford has named a similar blend of reddish-brown hues on its Escape Titanium its "Sunset Metallic." Land Rover, displaying a near-identical color on its Range Rover Sport has named the shade "Chili Red." Call it whatever you want. Show More Summary
Why JPMorgan Chase, Jos. A. Bank, and Ford stocks are on the move today.
Jewish custom dictates that at 13 years of age, males are called to read from the torah scroll as part of a Bar Mitzvah, a rite of passage signifying the transition to manhood. Having served at TTAC for nearly three years, under thee different EICs, I’d yet to partake in the TTAC equivalent of a Bar Mitzvah, which […]
Looking to build on the momentum it struggled to establish with the MKZ, Lincoln recently unveiled the production version of its all-new MKC last month at the LA Auto Show. With a proven platform shared with the Ford Escape and striking...Show More Summary
Ford has now issued seven different recalls on the new Escape. Is it time for Ford shareholders to worry?
Ford announces a recall on select 2013 Escape models for fuel leaks and engine overheating.
The 2013 Ford Escape is proving to be somewhat of a tinderbox.
Ford has a problem child and its name is 'Escape with 1.6-liter Ecoboost.' The automaker announced today it's issuing two more recalls to stop fire risks that have been plaguing the vehicle since its 2012 redesign, bringing the total to six recalls for the popular crossover. Read more...
Recalls happen. Automakers hope they won't, but they do. And that's alright, for the most part, because cars are designed (and to a large degree still made) by humans, and humans make mistakes. So we forgive them, as long as the problem is resolved. Show More Summary
Ford Motor Co's bad safety streak with its 2013 Escape continued on Tuesday as the automaker issued two more recalls for the second most popular sport utility vehicle in the U.S. market. There have now been seven recalls of the 2013 model of the Escape, a key SUV for Ford, the No. Show More Summary
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 139,917 model-year 2013 Escape SUVs, manufactured between Oct. 5, 2011, and June 2, 2013, and equipped with a 1.6-liter engine. The Problem: The engines may experience under-hood fires due to localized overheating of the engine cylinder head,...
(DETROIT) — Ford is recalling the Escape small SUV to fix oil and fuel leaks that can cause fires. The hot-selling SUV has been recalled seven times since it was redesigned and went on sale in the spring of 2012. The first of two recalls...Show More Summary
Lincoln's new compact crossover, the 2015 MKC, looks like it could be a hit for a brand that desperately needs one, says Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays. Although the MKC shares its platform with the Ford Escape, it's more upscale in....
Ford is very proud of its recent successes. Namely, it's the ground its gained on Toyota and Honda with stuff like the Focus, Fusion and Escape. But going coastal isn't enough. Now it wants to go global with all of its cars. If the Edge Concept is an accurate indication of the production version due next year, things are looking good. Read more...