Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for its 2013 Escape sport-utility vehicle, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Improperly positioned carpet padding may interfere with the Ford SUV’s pedals, increasing stopping distances and risking collision.
Ford is expected to begin the official notification process soon, says the NHTSA, with the recall expected to begin next Monday.
Owners will be informed to bring their recalled 2013 Ford Escape sport-utility vehicles to local dealerships where repairs will be made free of charge.
The recall impacts 8,266 Escapes.
For more information, consumers can contact Ford Motor company’s toll-support number (866-436-7332) or visit the NHTSA website: www.SaferCar.gov.