hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,665 miles

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problem #3

Jul 282011

Escape 6-cyl

  • 79,996 miles
Metal straps holding up the gas tank rusted and broke on July 28, 2011 while filling the gas tank. Had to have it towed to dealership where they replaced the two metal straps on August 1, 2011. On August 2, 2011 a recall was issued for the same problem on similar Ford vehicles that were manufactured during the same year. Dealership confirmed it was the same problem that was cited in the recall and stated that I was very lucky that I was not driving the vehicle at the time this occurred.

- Wrentham, MA, USA

problem #2

May 072011

Escape 4WD 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Gas tank shield and straps are rusted so badly that there is a 5" X 6" hole in the gas tank shield. The straps holding the shield are also badly rusted.

- Batavia, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 232002


  • Manual transmission
  • 2,000 miles
On my new Ford Escape 2002 bought 8-2002. My gas pedal stuck, my brakes were leaking fluid my ignition has broke. My passanger side rear door will not open or close properly and has opened while the vehicle is in motion. There is a vibration in my left front end and my air bag warning light stays on at times my driver side saftey restraint has sheared and had to be replaced

- Chehalis, WA, USA