Ford Escape owners have reported 988 problems related to power train (under the power train category).
Tl-the contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. The contact stated that the low coolant indicator was illuminated along with the check engine light. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the coolant was leaking into the engine. The vehicle has not been repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 90,000. Aa.
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Have new 2017 Ford Escape 1. 5 ecoboost se 4wd. Only 800 miles on the car. When turning tight turns, hearing a loud grinding sound from rear of vehicle that is not present when test driving other new 2017 Escapes on the lot with 4wd. Only does it from a stop and barely moving, then sound goes away. Called Ford detroit, they said it was normal. Went to 3 different dealerships, said the same thing. Have a friend who got the same car but different color. Has 1000 miles on his and it does not make this noise. Sounds like axle binding and wheel hop but not feeling good about this since the noise is not being duplicated in other cars like mine. Sound goes away after vehicle speeds up and starts to travel in a straight line.
Car will not start unless the key is forcibly inserted into the ignition. This has to be done several times. When exiting the car, it will ding to alert the driver that the key has been left in the ignition but the key has been taken out of the ignition.
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The contact owns a 2014 Ford Escape. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled inadvertently while driving and was unable to accelerate. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 51,000.
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Wrench light on. . . Trouble shifting. . . Higher rpms when shifting.
Loss of power trun car off waite few mins star up run find till next time push on gas padal norting happen.
The car was stopped and then put into 'reverse' where it successfully reversed from a parking lot onto a residential street. When put directly into 'drive' the car continued to reverse. At this point the shifter control cable broke and/or stopped working not allowing the car to be put into any gear other than 'park'. The car was then put into 'park' where it stayed stationary in a compromising position until it could be towed.
My car started acting up when the check engine light came on. It has run at lower speeds , sputtering and seems to have loss of power while driving in local conditions no more than 15 miles or so. I called Ford where I purchased the vehicle, and they offered to tow it. At first they made it seem like everything is covered, and now its 2 weeks later after them telling me its some sort of sensor that needs to be replaced and the cost is 1100 dollars, the car is 3 years old with 30000 miles on it , they will not fix the car until payment is made. It seems that its an issue they should have to fix on there dime not mine.
2009 Ford Escape leaking oil in garage and got worse. Leaking front drivers side. Axel seal leaking and was changed. But leak continued. Returned to garage and found out numerous complaints with manufacturing problem from 2008 till 2014. Had to order and replace another new seal, bushings, half shaft axel. Was told there was a possible fire if not fixed in time. This leaked while sitting in garage and got worse as driven.
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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.
I was sitting at a stop light, as I accelerated to turn left, the car lost all acceleration and made a thumping noise. I put the car in park shut off the engine and it started and then accelerated. The car behind me was driving when my car stopped and he was beeping at my car. It was lucky that he was paying attention and quickly stopped as this was very unexpected as I was accelerating and not braking to clue him into stopping. On the way home I was turning left again onto another road and then was driving straight ahead and while driving the car lost all acceleration again and would not move. The engine was on and it was making a thumping noise again. The wrench light was on. It was frightening as the cars behind me were at full speed, at lease 30mph and my brake lights were not on as I was trying to accelerate and the car would not move. The cars driving at full speed had to quick go into the next lane to avoid hitting my car. It was very frightening. I quick put the brake on so the brake lights would be seen and then the flashers. I shut the engine off again and it started up and then accelerated. I am going right to the dealership in the morning as that is very dangerous. I just googled the throttle as that is what the wrench warning light stood for in the manual and I am seeing this had been a Ford issue that should have been recalled. I am very disappointed in Ford as this is a very dangerous and serious problem. I should have been notified. I get my oil changes at Ford dealership and this was never told to me. This is so dangerous!!!!.
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The contact owns a 2015 Ford Escape. While the vehicle was parked with the shift lever in the park position, it rolled backwards when the key was removed from the ignition. The vehicle failed to start. The vehicle was towed to a dealer to be diagnosed. The contact was informed that the shifter cable fractured and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 58,479.
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The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. Once the vehicle was shifted into gear, the vehicle experienced a complete loss of power. The vehicle was towed to a dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 84,000.
The contact owns a 2009 Ford Escape. While driving approximately 70 mph on a highway, the vehicle drastically decelerated to below 40 mph. The contact stated that the accelerator pedal was depressed, but the vehicle continued to lose power. The contact coasted off the road and restarted the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 102,000.
While driving our vechile the wrench lights comes on , then we fill a jerk turn the car off an on. Then it is okay for a little while then the same thing happens again, but the engine lights comes on as well. Not safe to drive. Unfair that it is only covered after so many miles. When you know you have a big problem in the beginning. We brought our car used with 51,000 milses. We tried to get it in the dearlship everytime the light came on. But nothing. What are we supposed to do now. The lights comes on while the car is moving.
Abs light and engine light came on while driving and vehicle shut down completely. Towed to shop to have replaced the alternator and battery bad. Since then 3- alternators, 2- batteries, 3- O2 sensors, and an airbag light that blinks on and off and illuminates when you honk the horn on the steering wheel. Also when turning on headlights, all dash lights and stereo console lights dim to almost invisible. Took to 4 different Ford dealerships and no one can figure out the problem!!!! this company should realize this car is a lemon, and back their workmanship. And blow this car up !!!.
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While driving the Ford Escape on a main road today the vehicle suddenly started to idle very rough, the orange wrench light came on and I could not accelerate. The car decelerated rapidly as I was going up a slight hill. I was able to coast into a parking lot, where I shut the car off for several minutes, then turned it back on and proceeded home. I have called the Ford dealership to bring the car in for service.
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Driving and truck just cuts off. Took it to the shop and first they thought it was a mass air flow sensor. . But the problem still happened. Then it was said it might be throttle body. I just bought this car less than a month ago and already having major problems.
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The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. While driving approximately 50 mph, the transmission shifted independently into neutral, rolled down a hill, and into the driveway. The vehicle was restarted and driven to the dealer, but the failure was not duplicated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 20,000.
My mother owns a 2014 Ford Escape with the 1. 6l turbocharged ecoboost engine. She notes that the fuel sensors in the car aren't injecting fuel into the engine when she accelerates from a stop, meaning the car will stick in neutral and rev until it kicks back in gear. She notes that this has happened multiple times. We had taken it to keller bros. Ford which is where she purchased it, and they couldn't come up with the problem. So then we went to new holland Ford, and they were able to find the problem. The guy even showed my mom how to reset the fuel sensor. But the problem came back up again. My mom, I, and her boyfriend are at the point where if sometime the car hesitates, and someone hits her, she's going to be killed. Ford, you need to do something about this. I don't want my mother killed. So recall the Escape 1. 6l's that have the problem and come up with a solution.
The automatic transmission in my 2010 Ford Escape started "flaring" between 2nd and 3rd gears "flaring" is a term used by Ford to describe when the transmission delays shifting between gears and the engine revs until it finally shifts. . This has not really been a safety issue until two weeks ago. It started "flaring" occasionally between 1st and 2nd gears also. This is a concern because I'm not up to speed when this happens between 1st and 2nd. With traffic being heavy at times, I'm concerned that someone could rearend me when this happens. The dearer along with the Ford representative haven't been able to resolve the problem between 2nd and 3rd gears so I doubt they will resolve this problem either. I'm further concerned that it could start happening with 1st gear and I could start to enter a highway and the car would not accelerate when intended and then suddenly accelerate when it wasn't safe to do so.
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The contact owns a 2011 Ford Escape. While driving at any speed, the rpms increased and the contact heard a clicking noise. Afterwards, the vehicle accelerated on its own. The issue recurred numerous times. The manufacturer was notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000.
This happened twice in less than a month. Driving the Ford Escape at lower speeds (less than 40 mph) on a city street during morning traffic hours. Suddenly heard a continuous loud sound on the rear right of car. Vehicle then lost power. Engine shut down. Had to pull to the shoulder and restart the car. Then it worked fine. The dealer could not find any error codes when I took in for service. The air conditioner was on. Outside temperature was around 70f. Not raining.
I was with my daughter on our way to take her back to college. While in motion driving westbound on 595 (a major hwy) my vehicle felt to have surged and lulled, surged and lulled a few times as I accelerated pulling on to 595 (an entrance with a slight incline) I continued to accelerate to safely merge with traffic on 595 w within moments the little yellow/orange "wrench" light illuminated on my dash and suddenly I had no control over my acceleration. My vehicle did not respond to my applying gas and I watched the speedometer rapidly drop before my eyes from 68 mph to 16 mph as I did my best to cross over several lanes in fast traffic to an exit for 95 n which was fortunately there. My vehicle "limped" (identically as others have shared) and I safely pulled over onto the grass where I waited the next 1. 5 hours for the tow truck to tow me home at 9:00 p. M. While waiting I began trouble shooting my vehicles issue based on what the manual had stated and was terribly disappointed to find all the information regarding the etc and to learn that my vehicle was indeed one of those which was extended and with this defective part. I had not received the letter and so I was unaware of the "recall that wasn't. . . " it was an unfortunate experience and needless to say I am very disappointed in Ford's lack of accountability. From what I've read this could have been much worse. Now I am left with having to go to the dealership and hoping they address the real issue at hand and be accountable now and stand behind their vehicles. My Ford has never left me stranded until now and sadly so this malfunction/defect could have been avoided had Ford focused on customer safety and service satisfaction. I've owned 2 Fords and would like to continue to do things the american way. Ford will need to step it up and do their part!.
I put my 2008 Escape in park, removed the keys from the ignition and exited the vehicle. I walked approximately 60 yards and was informed by a bystander that my vehicle was rolling away. The 2008 for Escape rolled approximately 200 yards down hill into a tree. I went to the vehicle and the gearshift was now in the "r" position after striking the tree. I know there was a recall for such a problem on certain Ford Escapes. According to Ford my VIN number was not included in the recall.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Train problems||
|Automatic Transmission problems||
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems||
|Transmission Fluid Leaking problems||
|Transmission Failure problems||
|Vehicle Shudder problems||
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems||
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems||
|Transmission Not Go Into Gear problems||
|Transmission Noise problems||