Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2015 Ford Escape models equipped with 2.0L engines over a shift cable detachment issue.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.
The hazards: a damaged or missing bushing may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear and cause it to move in an unexpected direction. Additionally, the vehicle may roll after the driver puts it in park, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.
Components: shifter cable bushing.
Affected vehicles: select 2015 Ford Escape models equipped with FoMoCo’s 2.0L four-cylinder engines produced between April 1st, 2014 through June 15th, 2015.
Number of vehicles affected: 96,015
The fix: dealers will replace the under hood shifter bushing and add a protective cap over the shift cable bushing, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on May 9th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S25.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S46
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov