Ford has announced a voluntary recall of 244,530 vehicles due to the brake master cylinder reservoir cap that could leak brake fluid and may lead to a fire.
According to the recall notice, corrosion can develop in the electrical connector leading to melting, potentially leading to a fire. The recalls affects the following vehicles that are equipped with the brake master cylinder reservoir cap:
- Model year 2001 Ford Escape manufactured October 1999 to July 2002
Under the recall notice, dealers will replace the brake master cylinder and the Abs electrical system will be modified free of charge. For addition information, owners may contact Ford Motor Company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
If you’ve been severely injured by a recalled product, defective product attorneys may be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.