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Battery Dead Problems of Ford Edge - part 1

Ford Edge owners have reported 36 problems related to battery dead (under the electrical system category).

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 1
Failure Date: 10/11/2017

Battery drain from something. Car battery will go dead for no reason. I've had to have car jump started 5 times in 3 weeks. No getting battery saver mode is off. Battery will test good with proper voltage. Then it will test at 9 volts. Jump it and it will be fine and charge. Then it will go dead again. Something is draining the battery and Ford has no clue but to say let's put a new battery in. And then the new battery will go dead.

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car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 2
Failure Date: 10/10/2017

Drivers door latch. Door is closed and door ajar alarm stays on causing battery drain if you don't get it to go off. Battery has went dead 5 times because interior lights won't go if door ajar alarm is on. This also causes door locks not to work. Fords fix is to service the latch with cleaning that lasts only a couple months at $250. 00. To replace latch can be in excess of $500. 00 for a $50. 00 part. A battery can only take going dead so many times. Battery's can cost well over $100. 00 dollars to replace.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 3
Failure Date: 10/08/2017

Vehicle was in motion when all systems, including power steering stopped during a left turn. Upon inspection, battery was dead. Prior to this, the "door ajar" warning indicator was light, despite the door being latched. Certified Ford service center said that the door was indeed latched, so there was no safety issue there. However, didn't inform that it would drain battery. Occasionally, the vehicle parking headlights would come on, along with dome light when not in operation.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2011 Ford Edge 4
Failure Date: 05/01/2017

For months, this has been happening on a daily basis. Passenger side door ajar, randomly unlocking doors/interior & exterior lights flash/ alarm goes off and dash/touch screen goes on/off. Safety issue because interior lights can randomly come on at night. . . Car has to be left unlocked or doors randomly unlock themselves. . And battery dies because lights and alarms go on and off all the time. . . All caused by this issue. Afraid this may cause other issues, possible fire hazard if there is a major electrical issue. Ford will not issue a recall because they say they haven't had enough complaints. They gave me a case # after the fifth month of calling them, only to deny it after I went to the dealership. Frustrated!.

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car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 5
Failure Date: 05/01/2017

The door ajar light is coming on even when the door is closed. This is preventing the dome lights from turning off in order to drive and also draining the battery. Is is a safety issue at night and when I park my car and the battery dies.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 6
Failure Date: 03/14/2017

Control panel states doors ajar and lights won't turn off or doors won't lock. Dome light stays on and creates dangerous conditions at night when trying to back out or while driving. Lights will also come back on when stopped at stop light and won't go back off until a certain rate of speed has been met due to the system thinking the door is ajar when it's not. Doors will also not lock when car is off and dome light stays on draining battery till the battery is dead sitting in parked position. It is also climate sensitive and is worse on cold or humid days. Both the driver and the drivers passenger door is affected and creates extremely dangers driving conditions. This has been going on for at least 6 months and continues to get worse.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 7
Failure Date: 01/17/2017

Car is stationary. Door ajar sensor is showing the interior light remains on which make it dangerous to back up at night. This also causes the battery to die. Door ajar chime constantly going off every three to five minutes.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 8
Failure Date: 01/11/2017

Door adjar light stays illuminated even when door is shut. Dome lights stay on causing battery to die. Vehicle chimes while driving causing mild distraction.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2012 Ford Edge 9
Failure Date: 10/14/2016

2012 Ford Edge, "drivers door ajar" message on constantly. Doors cannot be locked when vehicle started!! interior lights remain lit and battery drains! message says to "put car in park and close drivers door". Door closes without issue but drivers door ajar message does not go away. Suspect switch is bad in door. This can be a very dangerous situation if doors cannot be locked after starting vehicle!! could lead to carjacking theft or my wife and children being stranded if battery dies. This needs to be addressed immediately!!.

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car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2011 Ford Edge 10
Failure Date: 10/08/2016

Door ajar warning light does not go off when all doors are closed. . . The interior dome lights remain on and does not turn off until vehicle is in drive and has moved more than about 250 feet. It is extremely dangerous at night time especially when a lit dome light makes it very difficult to see out of the vehicle. This weekend the battery died as a direct cause of this issue! Ford just issued a recall for 1. 5 million defective vehicles and this year needs to be added ASAP. I refuse to pay for something out of pocket that the manufacture should be held responsible for. . . Please help!.


 
car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 11
Failure Date: 08/23/2016

Door ajar light on leaving dome lights on causing battery to die and everytime stop at red light-chimes.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 12
Failure Date: 08/20/2016

Car dorr ajar message ad dome light on at all times, low electrical power, caused the battery to go bad, latch on door problem, car would not lock, car stationary and you could not lock the door to start car.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 13
Failure Date: 07/06/2016

Drive's side door ajar warning light constantly display. Interior lights will not dim because car thinks door is open when latch is secure. And door is properly closed. Very dangerous to drive at night because the interior lights do not shit off. I fear it could drain the battery dead when car left in park and off. Numerous simile complaints.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2011 Ford Edge 14
Failure Date: 04/30/2016

The contact owns a 2011 Ford Edge. While driving at an unknown speed, the door ajar warning indicator illuminated and the parking and cabin lights remained illuminated indefinitely. As a result, the battery died. The contact took the vehicle to a dealer where the failure was remedied, but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The VIN was unknown. The approximate failure mileage was 59,000.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 15
Failure Date: 04/10/2016

2013 Ford Edge , the door latch switch, not working properly, causing the door ajar light to stay on and also the inside lights, the door ajar alarm sounds , signaling that a door is open when they are clearly all closed, on one instance the battery was dead requiring me to get a jump start. Ford needs to recall, and fix this problem. This is an ongoing problem no matter if you are parked or driving down interstate 95.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 16
Failure Date: 04/01/2016

Drive's side door ajar warning light constantly displays. Interior lights will not dim because car thinks door is open when latch is secure. In addition, doors cannot be locked. As a woman who travels a lot and gets in her car, alone, often late at night, I do truly believe this to be a terribly safety issue!!! dome lights often remain on even when car is off a no one is in it. I fear it could drain the battery dead when car left in park and off. In addition, I often have difficulties with the car's sync system and the car almost always has exhaust/fuel fumes when traveling above 60 mph. I don't know if all of these issues are related, but with a vehicle so dependant on electrical systems for operation I worry about a life-threatening issue!!!.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 17
Failure Date: 04/01/2016

The passenger door ajar light stays on along with dome light when door is closed. Caused my battery to die.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 18
Failure Date: 03/21/2016

I have a front passenger side door ajar light that is on. It came on just after the warranty expired. As time went on, it caused my battery to go dead leaving my wife and daughter stranded. After replacing the battery I did some online research and found that this is unfortunately a very common problem that Ford is unwilling to address. I also determined that I needed to remove the dome light fuse to disable the interior dome lights from staying on and causing another battery failure. Checking with the Ford dealership, I found to repair the would cost me $385. 00, and that the problem has no recall. This condition in my opinion is dangerous, not only does it cause the battery to eventually fail, but if you remove the dome light fuse, it causes the door locks not automatically lock, so you have to manually lock each door and the hatch, because when the key is in the ignition, the door locks won't lock. Also, you have no interior lightning at night when you open the doors, plus you lose the lighting ability on the steering wheel components. This is a definite safety issue that Ford needs to step up and address. Everyone that I have spoken with that has an Edge, has had one of these sensors problems on at least one or multiple doors. I have been told that Ford is more than aware of the problem, but doesn't consider it recall worthy. I really thought more of Ford motor company than this, but I guess I was wrong.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2011 Ford Edge 19
Failure Date: 03/01/2016

Takata recall. The driver door ajar light stays on at all times. Will not go off no matter how many times you shut the door, the dome light stays on, runds the battery dead. I have tried every thing including wd 40. I believe it is the sensor but I am not a mechanic so. . . . I have googled this issue and it seems that everyone that owns a Ford Edge has this issue. I can not believe there is not a recall on this issue. My driver door has at times not latched completely. I believe this is a safety issue as I am driving on the freeway and have small children. Ford needs to get their act together and recall this issue for every one that owns a Ford Edge. I have bought Fords for years. This will be my last. This issue is everytime you enter the vehicle. Stationary, driving, freeway, highway, turning. This has been going on for months now. Has been a continuing problem for several months.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2012 Ford Edge 20
Failure Date: 12/02/2015

Driver's door latch is not registering as closed. Lights stay on, I cannot lock my doors. My battery dies if it is not "shut". A lot of money loss in batteries and time lost in standing in sometimes snow or rain for minutes trying to get it to register. Also, I have children and would prefer my child is unable to open their door while in motion. Purchased the car used in November 2015 and it started malfunctioning after a month. I find it shocking that there is not a recall on this. It is an obvious safety issue and very well known with dealerships and repair shops, but the fixing price is around $500.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 21
Failure Date: 09/01/2015

Door ajar warning comes on, even when door is shut. This prevents the doors from locking and they can only be locked manually, the dome lights will never go off and eventually the battery dies, and the ac will only blow cold on 1 setting. It will not blow heat. The keypad will not let the vehicle lock when the warning is on. This happens when the car is moving or stationary, and intermittently. Sometimes it doesn't happen, sometimes I have to shut the door 20 times to get it to lock properly with the lights off.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 22
Failure Date: 06/19/2015

For the second time in less than two years my car is indicating that the driver's side door is open when it is closed. It notifies me constantly using lights and dinging which is very distracting while driving. Every time you turn on the car or step on the accelerator from a stop or slow speed it starts dinging. When backing up it is dinging making it hard to distinguish whether there is an object in the path. It also keeps the dome light from going off which caused the battery to fail which cost $162 to replace. Additionally, the first time I paid $120 to have it fixed at the dealer. 'when the problem recurred I searched the internet and found that it is a very common problem which should be recalled by Ford. A small inexpensive plastic piece which an experienced mechanic should be able to replace in 15 minutes. "when did this happen" and "how fast were you going" does not fit into a single date or speed; this has been ongoing for a couple of years and occurs at all speeds.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 23
Failure Date: 04/01/2015

The door latch sensor doesn't seem to be working. The door is closed but is says it's not. I can not lock the doors and my overhead lights stay on and the battery will die. I've taken it into the dealership before and they say the sensors are dirty and they cleaned them, but it didn't fix the problem. It happens at all times (stationary or moving).

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2012 Ford Edge 24
Failure Date: 03/10/2015

The door ajar signal constantly stays on after I've already made sure the door was shut. This has happened multiple times in the last two weeks. My interior lights do not shut off until I've slammed the door about 5-6 times. It's really hard to tell if they've shut off in the daytime and so I'm fearful I may come out to my battery being dead. It also scares me to see it come on while I'm driving with my daughter as I'm unsure whether the door is properly latched. This needs to be a recall so that all drivers experiencing this issue can get this fixed immediately.

car image   Battery Dead problem of the 2013 Ford Edge 25
Failure Date: 03/01/2015

Door ajar light remains on when door is shut and interior lights stay on. In addition, each time you stop and resume driving the chimes ding which distract driver. If you do not notice interior lights are on when you lock your car, battery will be dead when you return. In addition to a increased possibility of a motor vehicle accident this defect also subjects you to being victim of a crime when you return to a stranded vehicle and have to wait for assistance to arrive.

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