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  1. New member 315er introduction

    New Member and Owners Introductions
    I am a resident of New York State and live in the Finger Lakes Region just 25 miles east of Rochester and only 4 miles from Lake Ontario. Married to by wonderful wife of nearly 30 years and retired since 2013.
  2. Missing half of my front bumper

    3G DIY Garage
    Hello all, Recently, in my silver 2013 Titanium with park assist, I got into an accident that left me with half of a front bumper. I am missing the left side of my bumper. Attached are photos of my bumper, list of parts and paint that I have already bought, in hopes of fixing it myself. I have...
  3. One flaw found...

    Ford Escape General Discussion
    I took delivery on 8/5. Last night I noticed a small divot in the rear door threshold. It's like a small (1/8" diameter) spot where the paint is just chunked out. It's not a big deal, but I'm wondering if I should take it to the dealer to get touched up or just buy some touch up paint and do it...
  4. Bad luck chuck..... :-(

    3G Exterior and Interior
    Hi Everyone, I have had my Midnight Blue 2014 Escape SE for about 10 days now, but a couple a days ago, a (explicative, explicative) swung his white truck door really wide and transferred two spots of paint onto the passenger side of my new car...
  5. Paint/Wrap roof?

    3G Exterior and Interior
    I know I have read a few threads here with guys that have two-tone wrapped or painted their Escapes. I have searched high and low, but can't find their threads. I've just received my FETi and I figured I'd look into this at the same time I get the tint done. Anyone have any examples to...
  6. Paint chipping

    3G Exterior and Interior
    I have a 2013 Escape SE, ginger ale color. The front grill (plastic fascia) has chips all over it where the paint has come off. Looks like it extends up the passenger side of the hood. No way this is from road hazard. Anyone else have this problem?
  7. Rust on rear door lip

    3G Exterior and Interior
    When I was washing my 2013 escape sel 2 months ago I noticed rust on the left rear door lip I almost threw up . It's not even a year old and I wash it all the time .I went to my local dealer about 4 weeks ago and he still hasn't heard back from ford but he told me don't hold your breath One of...
  8. Dirt Detection!!

    Ford Escape General Discussion
    Fords new technology uses hi-res cameras to craft a 3D model to detect flaws and dirt particles “smaller than a grain of salt”. The system sorts thru more than 3,000 frames in 15 seconds and improves on by eye paint inspection. Tom Dougan, project manager, global paint applications at Ford had...