The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Electronic Throttle Body Malfunction

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP12006

    • Status:
    • Date Opened: October 02, 2012
    • Date Closed: February 21, 2013
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available