Front-End Grille/Hood/Bumper Cover Flutter/Rattle At 65 MPH (105 Km/h)Or Higher – 2021 Ford Escape

NHTSA ID Number: 10208819

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 21-2445

Summary

Some 2021 Escape vehicles built on 10-Aug-2021 and through 20-Sep-2021 may encounter front-end grille/hood/bumper cover flutter/rattle at highway speeds above 65 mph (105 km/h). This may be perceived as a tire vibration. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to replace the upper and lower radiator deflectors.

 


2021 Ford Escape
2021 Ford Escape

 


Model:

Ford

2021 Escape
Built on 10-Aug-2021 and through 20-Sep-2021

 

Issue: Some 2021 Escape vehicles built on 10-Aug-2021 and through 20-Sep-2021 may encounter front-end grille/hood/bumper cover flutter/rattle at highway speeds above 65 mph (105 km/h). This may be perceived as a tire vibration. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to replace the upper and lower radiator deflectors.

 

Action: Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition on vehicles that meet all the following criteria:

  • 2021 Escape
  • Built on 10-Aug-2021 and through 20-Sep-2021
  • Exhibits front end grille/hood/bumper cover flutter/rattle at highway speeds above 65 mph (105 km/h)

 

Parts

Service Part Number Quantity Description
LJ6Z-8312-D 1 Upper Duct
LJ6Z-8327-G 1 Lower Duct (Not Equipped With Active Cruise Control)
LJ6Z-8327-H 1 Lower Duct (Equipped With Active Cruise Control)

 

Service Procedure

1. Remove the front bumper cover. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-19.

2. Remove and discard the upper radiator deflector and lower radiator deflector ducts. Refer to WSM, Section 501-19.

3. Replace the both the upper and lower radiator deflectors with updated parts. Refer to WSM, Section 501-19.

4. Install the front bumper cover. Refer to WSM, Section 501-19.

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD ESCAPE 2021

 


1 Associated Document

Manufacturer Communications

21-2445
01 March 2022

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10208819

MC-10208819-0001.pdf 64.329KB

MC-10208819-0001

 


 

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