Owners find out if a Ford vehicle is on the recall list by navigating to the Field Service Actions under Service and Maintenance on Ford's website. Visitors input a VIN number or sign in and then hit Select This Vehicle. Ford's website also offers a number to call for information.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's website Safercar.gov also has a recall information page. Individuals input the make, model and year of a car to obtain a listing of recalls, investigations and complaints.
According to Edmunds.com, Ford recalled tens of thousands of Ford Escapes. Many different years are involved. Recalls have occurred for fuel pump problems, airbag deployment issues, rust complications and defective child safety locks.