really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,333 miles

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problem #3

Jan 082018


  • 105,000 miles
Power steering on car will shut off at random, an audible click will be heard when power steering shuts on or off, will turn on and off when going straight down the road or turning, having caused me to almost crash dozens of times. This will also happen when vehicle is stationary be at a stop light or sign, or even in driveway when vehicle still has yet to be driven. All dash board lights will also turn on and off, this sometimes coincides with the same timing of the power steering going on and off but not always. The red battery symbol will also turn on in dashboard. Exterior lights will have pulsing going on with bright and dimming. Power windows and locks still work properly during all of this. Center console (radio heat clock) will turn on and off at random also not necessarily all together. Battery and alternator checked with multi meter and working properly. This has been going on for several weeks now. Sometimes it wont happen at all other times it is constant on the drives. My rides are anywhere between 10-45 minutes.

- Otis, MA, USA

problem #2

Jul 262013

Escape 6-cyl

  • 66,000 miles
I was driving on a two lane rt, speed limit 55mph at 9pm, no lighting along rt, accelerating to keep up speed going up a hill, the car started to slow down. Pulling over to my right (off the road ) putting on my flashers, was now at a complete stop was hit in rear left doing damage to my car and the car that hit me.the car that hit me left the seen of the accident. No warning this was going to happen.towed car to a Ford dealer and had fixed, internal throttle body failure, lucky to be alive.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 152011


  • 22,000 miles
Light bulbs (brake, turn signal, 3rd brake light) are burning out after only a short time. Appears to be burn marks near base of bulb, seems they are burning too hot/too much current. These bulbs were only 2 years old, with 22000 miles on vehicle. Both rear brake/turn signal part of the 3157 bulbs burned out. One of the bulbs in the 3rd brake light burned out already. I replaced the 2 brake/turn signal bulbs myself and to pass inspection, had to have dealer replace 1 of the 3rd brake bulbs that was burned out, which was outrageously expensive. ($20).

- Glen Mills, PA, USA