Ford Escape owners have reported 5 problems related to engine overheat (under the engine and engine cooling category).
Since our 2013 Ford Escape had the Ford recall 13s12c and 13s12d completed in early April, the vehicle fuel mileage has dropped by an average of 2 mpg. Some aerodynamic features of the vehicle were compromised under the recall to help keep the engine from over heating and starting a fire. Its a good thing we leased this vehicle because we will be returning it to the dealer when the lease is up and most likely will not purchase a Ford vehicle to replace it. Buyer beware of 2013 Ford Escapes built in late 2012 and early 2013 with the 1. 6 liter ecoboost engine.
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My automatic transmission is not shifting when I drive uphill and it's causing the engine to rev at redline. When I was driving back from la over the weekend, the car struggled the entire drive. Something was burning under the hood. The engine was also overheating while driving uphill. Ford agreed to buyback this death trap in mid Dec 2013 but they have been stalling the entire process. Apparently my check is missing. I don't want to be in this car when either it burst into flames, the transmission or engine seizes.
The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while driving approximately 60 mph, there was an abnormal burning rubber smell from the vehicle as the high temperature high warning display light illuminated. The contact mentioned that the vehicle was previously repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 13v583000 (engine). The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 13,000. . . . Updated 02-28-14 the computer system began reducing speed and the gas pedal could not produce acceleration. There was a burning rubber smell and the vehicle would no longer move forward. The vehicle was towed to the dealer, where the dealer determined the engine needed to be replaced. The vehicle was recalled and serviced in December 2012. There was severe engine overheating and fluid leaks coming from the vehicle. Updated 03/18/14.
My Ford Escape 1. 6l engine will overheat if I park it by the beach all day & then try to drive over the foothills to the valley. This is a consistent and repeatable problem. I have two videos that I showed Ford but apparently they can't fix it. This car is not safe to drive since my car can overheat when I'm on a road like highway 17, which doesn't have a shoulder.
The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. The contact stated that he was notified of a recall for the vehicle under NHTSA campaign id number: 12v551000 (engine and engine cooling). The dealer was contacted who confirmed that there was a concurrent recall for the vehicle. The contact stated that he was never advised of the recall by the dealer or the manufacturer. The contact was concerned that per the recall, there was a possibility that the engine would overheat and cause a fire. The vehicle was serviced under the recall. The contact had not experienced a failure. The current mileage was 25.
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|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||
|Car Stall problems||
|Check Engine Light On problems||
|Engine Stall problems||
|Engine Shut Off Without Warning problems||
|Gasoline Engine problems||
|Engine Cooling System problems||
|Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems||
|Engine Exhaust System problems||