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Old 09-05-2012, 05:50 PM   #1
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2013 Ford Escape Recalled for Fire Risk a Second Time

Ford is recalling 6,146 2013 Ford Escapes equipped with 1.6-liter engines in the U.S. because of the risk of an engine compartment fire, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It is the second time since July that the redesigned Escape has been recalled for a fire risk.

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Old 09-05-2012, 06:14 PM   #2
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haha, I'm really glad I got the 2.0
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I can't believe Ford is putting such a tiny engine in that car.
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Ha oh geez. I was going to say "hey thanks old news though when I read the title". But damn, AGAIN?! Guess I'll just wait to see one driving down the road in flames.
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I can't believe Ford is putting such a tiny engine in that car.
You should probably drive one before you say that
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I can't believe Ford is putting such a tiny engine in that car.
You realize they are using the 2.0 ecoboost in the Explorer, right? Without driving it, that would seem underpowered to me.
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