Safety Recall 22S25 – Transmission Shifter Cable Bushing – 2015 Ford Escape

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015 Escape vehicles equipped with 2.0L engines.

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April 14, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V254000

Unintentional Rollaway Due to Detached Shift Cable

A damaged or missing bushing may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear, and cause the vehicle to move in an unexpected direction. Additionally, the vehicle may roll after the driver selects the ‘Park’ position. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V254

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 96,015

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015 Escape vehicles equipped with 2.0L engines. The bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.

Remedy

Dealers will replace the under hood shifter bushing and add a protective cap over the shift cable bushing, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed May 27, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S25.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

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