Ford Really Wants to Escape Its Recall Woes

2014 Ford Motor Co. Escape vehicles at a car dealership in Ottawa, Illinois on Sept. 3 Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Does Ford Motor have a lemon on its hands? The company on Nov. 26 issued two recalls to address problems that could cause fires in its 2013 Escape SUV. The recall tally for the 2013 model of the hot-selling sport utility now totals seven, and may speak to a larger reliability problem for the No. 2 U.S. automaker.

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