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Ford Recalling 2001-2005 Tributes, Escapes

Posted - Dec. 27, 2004 at 12:09 p.m.



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(KSL News) -- The Ford Motor Company is expanding its recall of the two mid-size sport utility vehicles.

It's recalling Ford Escapes and Mazda Tributes, manufactured between 2001 and 2005.

Safety tests found if the rear liftgate is left unlocked during a crash, it could fly open.

Earlier this month, the company announced it was recalling a smaller number of the same SUV's because of an accelerator cable problem.

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