2018 FORD ECOSPORT - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS | SERVICE BRAKES
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Ecosport vehicles sold in the United States Federal Territiories. These vehicles were shipped with the European brake reservoir pictogram cap label and the European English language owner's manual kits. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."
HazardOwners could be confused by the incorrect label on the brake fluid cap, potentially causing them to replace the brake fluid with an incorrect fluid which could affect brake performance, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionFord will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake fluid cap and owner's manual kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18C04.