Hatchback/liftgate Hinge Problems of Ford Escape
Ford Escape owners have reported 3 problems associated with hatchback/liftgate hinge (under the structure category).
#1 - Hatchback/liftgate Hinge problem of the 2002 Ford Escape
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FMYU01B72_. The vehicle was a 2002 Ford Escape. The contact stated that the rear window hinge for the tail gate detached from the vehicle while the tail gate was ajar. The glass window struck the contact in the head but the contact was not injured. The contact called the manufacturer regarding the hinge and they stated that there were no recalls for the failure. The contact stated that the rear window could have caused serious injuries. The failure mileage was 93,000. This issue happened on 06/21/2011.
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#2 - Hatchback/liftgate Hinge problem of the 2005 Ford Escape
The car involved is a 2005 Ford Escape. The VIN of the car is 1FMYU041X5_. Nhtsa recall campaign 04v442000; Ford issued a rear liftgate recall. Consumer received a recall letter stating that it was included in the recall. Consumer drove home and pulled into the garage when all of a sudden the liftgate popped open unexpectedly, causing it to break. Consumer notified manufacturer, who was not willing to resolve the problem. Consumer stated the there were no parts available when a prior appointment was set. It was Thursday, Apr. 7, 2005 when this hatchback/liftgate hinge issue happened.
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#3 - Hatchback/liftgate Hinge problem of the 2002 Ford Escape
The vehicle was a 2002 Ford Escape. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FMYU03172_. The contact stated while unlocking the driver's side door the tailgate locked. The contact had previous problems with the door locks, and they have been repaired. But the tailgate has not been repaired. The contact contacted the service dealer, but they wanted to charge him for repairs. He has not contacted the manufacturer. This problem occurred on Sunday, September 1, 2002.
Other Structure related problems of Ford Escape:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Frame And Members problems||8|
|Door Hinge problems||5|
|Underbody Shield problems||5|
|Hatchback/liftgate Hinge problems||3|
|Frame Rust problems||2|
|Hatchback/liftgate Support Device problems||2|
|Roof And Pillar problems||1|