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Old 12-02-2012, 07:24 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by JL330 View Post
I don't know why they used that engine in those cars anyway.
To replace the Escape hybrid drive train. The 1.6L Ecoboost is supposed to get as good or better overall mileage. When the hybrid system was redesigned for the Fusion and C-Max, the Escape wasn't in the plan.

Originally Posted by micastone View Post
Where are they made? Is the recall just in the U.S?
Bridgend, Wales. So far it's only engines shipped to the US.

Originally Posted by 6SPD_soul View Post
Mullaly needs to fire some people, there are just too many serious problems with the new models.
Damn right he does. Ford Europe standards need to be brought up to US standards. If the plan is for a global, One Ford approach, the shoddy workmanship and arrogant attitude needs to addressed.
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