Car Stall problems of the 2013 Ford Escape - part 1

65 problems related to car stall have been reported for the 2013 Ford Escape. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2013 Ford Escape based on all problems reported for the 2013 Escape.

car   Car Stall problem 1
Failure Date: 03/16/2018

Tl the contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving approximately 10 mph, the vehicle hesitated, lost acceleration, and eventually stalled. The contact restarted the vehicle and it stalled again. On the third attempt, the vehicle restarted and was driven to the contact's residence. The contact stated that the failure occurred at least once a week since July of 2017. The vehicle was taken to the dealer (ramey Ford in princeton, west virginia), but the failure could not be duplicated. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified and provided case number: cas14424184. The VIN was invalid. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

car   Car Stall problem 2
Failure Date: 02/20/2018

Car stalled while driving and will not start back up.

car   Car Stall problem 3
Failure Date: 01/12/2018

I just bought a 2013 Ford Escape with 1. 6. I purchased this on December 31,2017. The SUV was doing great until yesterday and it stalled on me in a parking lot but it started right back up and ran fine. Got off work heading home stopped got food and got back in started fine. I was at intersection at light and without warning it lost power shutter and then died. It started right back but light had changed as I waited it start losing power again I jumped into turning lane and as I turned it died again. It did this 6 more times and it finally stayed running to get home. I have only had this Escape two weeks and now seeing all these problems I just want this corrected cause I almost got hit in the back due to this stalling. Ford needs to take care of this.

car   Car Stall problem 4
Failure Date: 11/13/2017

Driving down road, car was running fine, no engine light, or any other kind of warning light came on, all of a sudden it stalled, had vehicle towed to dealership, after diagnosis Ford dealership stated the code, the turbo waste gait celluloid needed to be replace. After replacement dealer called and stated the engine was blown! stated because of the failure of the waste gait celluloid without any kind of warning, too much air pressure went into motor causing gasket/motor failure. They quoted me $7200 for a new factory motor.

car   Car Stall problem 5
Failure Date: 08/16/2017

Our 2013 Ford Escape sel has been stalling out while driving. Our VIN was not included in the previous recall but the symptoms ate exactly as described in 2. 0 liter recall. This event happens every couple days sometimes twice a day. It tends to happen shortly after starting and merging/turning from a stop/intersection. We've taken it to a Ford dealer but they weren't able to fix it. Seems like a big safety issue to stall while driving.

car   Car Stall problem 6
Failure Date: 07/17/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. Within a week of owning the vehicle, the rear passenger door failed to properly close when opened. The contact had to constantly double check to ensure that all of the doors were secured due to the failure. The contact later received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16v643000 (latches/locks/linkages). The dealer (brandon Ford, 9090 e adamo dr, tampa, FL 33619, (813) 246-3673) scheduled an appointment for the recall repair and was to diagnose the cause of the failure. In addition, the service engine and coolant warning indicators randomly illuminated. The vehicle hesitated and stalled without warning. Also, the driver's side floorboard area was not structurally sound and began buckling. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

car   Car Stall problem 7
Failure Date: 05/01/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving various speeds, the vehicle shook and suddenly stalled. The contact had to place the vehicle in neutral and restart the vehicle before the gear could be switched to drive once the vehicle was started. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer (auto nation) where it was diagnosed, but the cause of the failure could not be identified. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 64,000.

car   Car Stall problem 8
Failure Date: 04/14/2017

After short drives and usually a 15 minute to 30 minute rest, the car starts up but after short drives the car begins to stall out like fuel is cut off and dies after driving a very short distance. Putting the car in neutral and giving it gas does not stabilize the car and it dies. Does do this all the time but it has happened 7 or 8 times over a 2 month period. . The mechanic finds nothing wrong and no service info from Ford.

car   Car Stall problem 9
Failure Date: 03/11/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving 60 mph, the vehicle stalled and the "engine malfunction" indicator illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 30,000.

car   Car Stall problem 10
Failure Date: 03/01/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving 35 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The dealer could not identify the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 80,000.

car   Car Stall problem 11
Failure Date: 02/28/2017

2013 Ford Escape sel stalling when accelerating from a stop. This has happened several times with my wife driving the car. We've taken it into the local Ford dealership only to be told they cant replicate issue. Driving the car to work today (my wife now drives my car for safety concerns), the Escape hesitated when pulling out of the parking lot and onto the road. Have another appointment to have it looked at but will probably be told that it can't be replicated. This car only has 60k miles and is totally worthless, and unsafe to drive.

car   Car Stall problem 12
Failure Date: 02/04/2017

Car stalled four times in two days. Each time the car was warmed up and was restarted then stalled on the road. Ford has a recall on the non-turbo charged Escape for this problem. My car is not included. My vehicle is the 1. 6 liter turbo. Ford dealer says computer did not indicate a trouble code. They are replacing throttle body work not complete at this time.

car   Car Stall problem 13
Failure Date: 12/12/2016

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled and the instrument panel indicators illuminated. The vehicle was unable to restart and was towed to a dealer. On different occasions, the contact smelled an abnormal fuel odor coming from the ventilation. The dealer was unable to duplicate the failure, but noticed that coolant was missing. The contact continued to refill the coolant in the vehicle, but it continued to deplete. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and opened case number: cas12347863. The failure mileage was approximately 86,000.

car   Car Stall problem 14
Failure Date: 12/04/2016

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled, the steering wheel locked, and the vehicle was unable to shift into neutral. The engine warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the vehicle had a gasket issue. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was towed to the dealer again where it was diagnosed that it needed coolant. The failure recurred and the vehicle was towed to the dealer again. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000.

car   Car Stall problem 15
Failure Date: 11/08/2016

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving 75 mph, the vehicle violently jerked and the check engine warning indicator illuminated. While at a complete stop, the vehicle stalled, but was able to restart on the first attempt. The dealer diagnosed that the fourth cylinder was faulty and the engine needed to be taken apart for a complete diagnostic. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was approximately 71,000.

car   Car Stall problem 16
Failure Date: 11/08/2016

While driving down the road about 50mph, the car lost all power and it actually felt as if the someone had depressed the brakes. Since I had not hit the brakes the car behind me did not see any brake lights and almost rammed me. The engine light came on briefly at some point but I can't remember exactly when. My car then stalled. I was able to drift to the side out of the way. I tried starting and it would not start. After about 15 minutes it did start up and drove perfectly fine. This has happened to me 3 times over the past couple of months. I searched recalls and found recall 14s17 and notified Ford. They said it doesn't cover my VIN. Why doesn't it? this is the problem I am having and it looks like many other people are experiencing the same issue. This has the potential to cause an accident, hurt someone or even cause death! my car was manufactured in Nov 2012 and the recall states that it covers Jan 2012 to April 2013 but not my vehicle. Why???.

car   Car Stall problem 17
Failure Date: 10/25/2016

I was driving and as I was approaching the red light my car stalled. I turned it off and on three times until I finally was able to move it. My main concern is safety should it stall when im driving. I have a 1. 6l but it is not covered under the recall 14s17, should that be the issue. The symptoms seem to match, and the issue is extremely frustrating.

car   Car Stall problem 18
Failure Date: 10/13/2016

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving 25 mph, the vehicle stalled but was able to restart. The low coolant warning indicator also illuminated. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the cylinder head needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 13v583000 (engine). The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 61,000.

car   Car Stall problem 19
Failure Date: 09/25/2016

The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving 35 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was repaired, but the issue recurred. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was approximately 46,000.

car   Car Stall problem 20
Failure Date: 06/21/2016

The car would occasionally loose power. It would stall out soon after starting the car and putting the car in drive. I thought perhaps I was accelerating too soon after starting the car. I would start the car then wait a few seconds. The car still stalled while in motion. Several times I had to steer to the side of the road to restart the car. I'm lucky no one was close behind me. The last time it stalled, I was on a busy city street. I had just picked my son up from summer camp. The car stalled as I merged into traffic after leaving the parking lot. The car stopped running with no warning. The engine light came on and stayed on. The dealership says its the scensor that is not covered under warranty. My car has been in the shop for 8 days now and I still don't have it back. It seems like more than just a scensor issue to have it that long. I am in a rental vehicle until repairs are complete. This has been costly even though I was given a discount by the dealership on car rental. I had no choice to rent a car. I was attending a family reunion out of town June 23rd thru June 26th. I couldn't risk driving my car putting my family and myself in danger on the highway. .

car   Car Stall problem 21
Failure Date: 06/20/2016

Car continually stalls. Error message says engine fault service now. It can happen coming out of the drive way or driving at 50 miles an hour. Dealer says nothing is wrong! this is dangerous! it's been happening for over a year now.

car   Car Stall problem 22
Failure Date: 06/01/2016

Takata recall. The computer system has run irregularly since purchase. The vehicle stalls when being driven after the first 10 miles or so on city streets. Have to pull to the side of the road, turn key off, restart engine. . . May require several times before the vehicle can proceed.

car   Car Stall problem 23
Failure Date: 06/01/2016

A warning indicator will appear on the dash stating "engine malfunction service now". The car shudders, jerks, hesitates and can stall when the throttle is pushed. Pulling over, powering the car down, and turning it back on seems to temporarily resolve it. Issue may be associated with high temperatures since this was serviced in August of 2016. After 5 trips to the dealer with repairs related to the wiring harness, I was told it was resolved. The problem has recurred starting in June of this year. Went to the Ford dealer again and they failed to diagnose. Drove it to the dealer in failure mode with warning displayed to prove there is an issue. This happens when in motion. I have video of the error display.

car   Car Stall problem 24
Failure Date: 05/11/2016

Engine fault service now light comes on frequently. Dealership replace map sensor. Worked for one week. Continues to happen which causes car to hesitate and stall. Garage says I have to drive it there when message comes on without shutting it off as the code clears upon shut down. Impossible to continue to drive a stalling car on the freeway to the garage. Now the computer screen above the steeing wheel went out. Less than 40,000 miles on the car. Fault message occurs when starting the car. Continues to happen.

car   Car Stall problem 25
Failure Date: 04/21/2016

My engine light came on and my car started to stall and not drive. It started to skip and at as if it was not going to go while driving. When I stopped it started to act as if it was going to cut off in the street. I had to get it towed to a dealership. They said it was my engine wiring system. Cost 500 dollars to fix.

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