Charts For a Monday Evening – New Car Time

from Jesse’s Café Américain

It is just charts this evening.

I ran into a unexpected car problem that caused me to spend quite a bit of time on Thursday, Friday, and today. I took the queen out on a nice Autumn day for some test drives and a new car purchase.

In case you happen to own an older Ford Escape, be aware that it may have a potentially dangerous mechanical condition that you may not fully understand.

Ford has put a literal ‘band-aid’ on a serious steering problem with a $90 piece of metal for some of the affected years with a recall for 2001-2004 Escapes. But some of the years after that apparently have the same problem and same component based on internet owner forums I have read and videos I have seen over the weekend.

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