Ford has found that certain 2013 -2014 Ford Escapes built at the Louisville Assembly plant during certain dates have door handles that were misaligned to the door outer panel during assembly.

A misaligned door handle may cause internal interference of the door linkage and a binding condition. This may result in a door that is difficult to close, or potentially opens while driving, increasing the risk of injury to an occupant.

The fix

Ford dealers will inspect affected vehicles for proper door handle alignment. If any are found to be misaligned, they will be repositioned as required. This service will be performed on all vehicles affected for owners at no charge.

Vehicle eligibility

This recall is being conducted by vehicle VIN (Vehicle Identification Number). The best way to determine vehicle eligibility is to call local dealers with the VIN to determine if it is involved in this recall.

For More Info

For more info or answers to any questions, call Ford Motor Company Customer Service at 800-392-3763 or the NHTSA 888-327-4236, reference recall # 14S03.

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