Report: Ford recalling 2013 Escape over brake issue

FoMoCo is already recalling some of its new 2013 Escape models due to a carpet flaw that may case driver to apply the brakes improperly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 8,266 units built between March 8 and June 7.

The Dearborn automaker says that the carpet padding is improperly installed around the center console may cause the driver’s foot to hit the side of the brake when moving from the accelerator to the brake.

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To fix the issue Ford will remove the padding and the left-side console trim panel and replace it with a new panel.

The recall starts on July 23.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoNews