Ignition Switch Problems of Ford Escape
Ford Escape owners have reported 9 problems associated with ignition switch (under the electrical system category).
#1 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2003 Ford Escape
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FMYU93113_. My 2003 Ford Escape has a stalling problem. It has stalled at least ten to twelve times in the last 14 days. The conditions during the stalling vary: on an incline, coming to stop and on straight away level terrain. It has also stalled and restarted much like a hesitation. It was Jul. 11, 2003 when this ignition switch issue occurred.
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#2 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2003 Ford Escape
The vehicle involved was a 2003 Ford Escape. The key cannot be inserted into the ignition switch easily. On several occasions had to move the steering wheel back and forth to get it to engage. It was getting worse, and I would expect this to fail soon. It even happened at the dealer, and they had trouble getting it to engage. It was Mon., Apr. 30, 2007 when this ignition switch issue occurred.
#3 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2003 Ford Escape
The VIN of the problem Escape is 1FMYU03173_. The 2003 Ford Escape died when going to a stop or prior to acceleration. No apparent reason. This has continued to happen. I contacted Ford ,and they told me it was probably bad gas. This has been going on for months. Also, I had to pull to the side of the road and check for fire inside of the vehicle. As there was a very strong smell of burning rubber or wire. No fire found yet. Engine will race for no apparent reason. Vehicle attempted to roll forward after it has been put in park and even after it has been turned off. Today one more nightmare has began. I drove the Escape approximately 4 minutes, returned home, and killed the vehicle. It will not start. If I turned the key to the 3rd position all lights went out. It will not move out of park. This has been a complete nightmare trying to keep this vehicle going. I have tried on numerous occasions to get the vehicle into Ford for recall on abs. They can give approximate date, but nothing definite. This issue happened on 01/18/07.
#4 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2002 Ford Escape
The vehicle having this issue was a 2002 Ford Escape. The VIN of this vehicle was 1FMYU041X2_. Not able to remove key from ignition when vehicle is turned off. It was Oct. 21, 2001 when this ignition switch issue happened.
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#5 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2001 Ford Escape
The vehicle is a 2001 Ford Escape. When driving and without any warning vehicle will stall completely, causing loss of power. Consumer has contacted dealer, dealer has replaced ignition switch, but problem still occurs. This issue happened on Sunday, April 1, 2001.
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#6 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2001 Ford Escape
The vehicle involved is a 2001 Ford Escape. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FMYU03111_. This car will start by itself. With the key in ignition in the on position, and no one in the driver's seat, starts itself. This ignition switch problem happened on February 23, 2002.
#7 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2001 Ford Escape
The vehicle involved was a 2001 Ford Escape. Vehicle identification number (VIN): 1FMYU04111_. The engine stalled while travelling 35mph. I was braking lightly going around a left handed curve and hit a bump. The radio and ac were on. The engine light came on and I lost power assist to the steering and brakes which made it hard to complete the curve safely. I got the vehicle to the side of the road, but not out of the road, before it came to a stop. I turned off the radio and ac, then the ignition switch. I waited about 90 sec. And it restarted on the second try. It has not happened again, but now the engine light is on all the time and the vehicle hesitates. I am taking it in tomorrow to the dealer. The failure date was 11/20/01.
#8 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2001 Ford Escape
The car involved was a 2001 Ford Escape. The VIN of the problem Escape is 1FMYU0413K_. The vehicle stalled six times within the last 45,000 miles. The dealer replaced the pfe sensor, coolant, instrument cluster, the ignition switch, the front crank seal and the dpfe sensor. After all the repairs the vehicle continued to stall. Please provide further details.
#9 - Ignition Switch problem of the 2001 Ford Escape
The vehicle involved is a 2001 Ford Escape. When inserted key into ignition it would not turn nor start the vehicle. Therefore, having to have SUV towed for service and having the part replaced. The tow truck driver mentioned that he has seen this happen alot in Ford cars/trucks. This ignition switch problem happened on Mon., Mar. 1, 2004.
Other Electrical System related problems of Ford Escape:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems||169|
|Ignition Module problems||19|
|Underhood Wiring problems||15|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems||14|
|Ignition Switch problems||9|
|Car Will Not Start problems||9|
|Anti-theft Controller problems||5|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems||5|
|Instrument Panel problems||5|
|Computer Failure problems||4|
|Horn Assembly problems||4|
|Starter Relay problems||4|