hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,926 miles

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problem #2

Sep 082007

Escape 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles
Transmission failure at 65K miles. Trans fluid flushed by Ford @ 30K miles. Car is less than 3 years old and almost every mile is on a flat easy interstate highway. I asked for assistance, Ford told me to go fly a kite. I also informed Ford that they lost an entire family's future purchases of any Ford product / service.

- Hoffman Estates, IL, USA

problem #1

Jun 022006

Escape 4WD 6-cyl

  • 66,852 miles
2004 Ford Escape, consumer would like reimbursement for the catalytic converter. Front and rear catalytic converters plugged. The dealer replaced both. The egr valve had a hole in it.

- Dover Plains, NY, USA