Electric Power Assist Steering System problems of the 2008 Ford Escape

Four problems related to electric power assist steering system have been reported for the 2008 Ford Escape. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2008 Ford Escape based on all problems reported for the 2008 Escape.

car   Electric Power Assist Steering System problem 1
Failure Date: 08/01/2014

2008 Ford Escape. Consumer writes in regards to power steering system recall notice. The consumer stated it was difficult to make an appointment. She called three dealerships, and they all had some type of issue. Recall # 14v284000.

car   Electric Power Assist Steering System problem 2
Failure Date: 08/01/2014

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 60 mph, the air bag and check engine warning lights illuminated continuously. In addition, the vehicle began shaking. The failure recurred on multiple occasions. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 14v284000 (steering) and after the recall repair, the failures occurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 93,000.

car   Electric Power Assist Steering System problem 3
Failure Date: 08/12/2013

2008 Ford Escape. Consumer writes in regards to steering column issues. The consumer stated the electronic module in the steering column failed.

car   Electric Power Assist Steering System problem 4
Failure Date: 02/20/2013

Cpsc: i1320536a. 2008 Ford Escape. Consumer stated these cars have power steering control issues. The consumer stated the power steering control module, an integral part of the new electronic power assist steering system can malfunction without warning and the leave the driver without steering.




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