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Report: Supplier to blame for Escape engine recall?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Marketing/Advertising, Recalls, Crossover, Ford More details have surfaced in the latest 2013 Ford Escape recall, with blame for problematic fuel lines falling on supplier TI Automotive, according to Reuters. Ford told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the defective fuel lines were “mechanically scored,” which could cause the

Ford recalling 485,000 2001-04 Escapes to fix unintended acceleration threat

Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Crossover, Ford It was just last week that the 2013 Ford Escape suffered two separate recalls mere days apart, and today, we have news of a third. This latest recall affects 485,000 2001-2004 Escapes with the 3.0-liter V6 engine and cruise control. These vehicles could experience unintended acceleration caused by their…

Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUVs recalled for stuck throttle concerns

Problems with the cruise control cable on Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute sport-utility vehicles now warrant safety recalls by their manufacturers, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2001-04 Escape as well as 2001-2006 and 2008 Tribute SUVs have a design flaw that may cause a stuck throttle even if the vehicle’s cruise…

Report: Couple sues Ford because Escape lemon replacement is wrong color [w/poll]

Filed under: SUV, Government/Legal, Ford The self-proclaimed “King of Lemon Laws” strikes again. This time with a couple in Wisconsin whose 2010 Ford Escape was in the shop for more than 30 days within the first year of ownership due to transmission problems. The couple hired Vince Megna after Ford replaced their Sangria Red Escape…

Crop Over Officially Starts

This past Saturday, the island’s most electrifying cultural event kicked off with a crowd-pleasing spectacle throughout the capital city of Bridgetown. The Republic Bank Crop Over Opening Gala And Ceremonial Delivery Of The Last Canes brought Bridgetown alive for a few hours, with parades and culminated in Queen’s Park with performances and other entertainment. Minister…