2.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,305 miles

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problem #31

Jul 112019

Escape

  • 90,606 miles
Driver was driving on dirt road on a hot day. The temperature was 102 degrees outside. The vehicle begin to lose power and suddenly it just stalled. The driver then waited a few minutes and turned the vehicle back on and it happened again until it finally wouldn't turn back on. This time the driver waited an additional 20 minutes and finally it worked again until they made it back to a gas station. The fuel level was barely under a half a tank. The vehicle tends to shut down on a hot day when fuel goes below a half a tank. It is consistent with other 2016 Ford Escapes.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #30

Jul 102019

Escape

  • 139,947 miles
The vehicle was travelling down rural highway on a hot day. It shut down almost in the middle of nowhere. The temperature outside was 99 degrees. The fuel level was at a quarter tank. The driver then left the vehicle off on the side off the road for 10 minutes and was able to travel another 20 miles before breaking down again.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #29

Apr 012019

Escape

  • 56,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Ford Escape. After refueling the vehicle, the engine would not immediately restart. Once the engine was restarted, the vehicle would hesitate and sputter. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer and local dealer were not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 56,000.

- Evergreen Park, IL, USA

problem #28

Apr 292019

Escape

  • 66,252 miles
The car shuts off while driving at any speed. It has done this at highway speed and slower. Cannot pull out into traffic for fear of the engine will shut off without warning.

- Micco, FL, USA

problem #27

Mar 052019

Escape

  • 117,000 miles
Engine light has been going on and off for a few months now. First garage told me that it was the O2 sensors, so I replaced them. That night the check engine light came back on again so I bring out back in, this time it's the catalytic converter. I hold off and get a diagnosis from another shop, 3 hits with the 2.0 turbo. I bring it into Ford today and they're saying it's both.

- North Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #26

Feb 052019

Escape

  • 52,179 miles
When accelerating on a highway (going 55 - 60 mph) vehicle abruptly shifts gear and slows down on its own to the point of thinking the vehicle has stopped. This happened twice and then a few days later, the vehicle started hesitating terribly where the car was hopping down the road and would not go over 30 mph. Then at a light it stalled out completely and I was nearly hit. After restarting, the vehicle would accelerate beyond 30 mph. Had it towed to the dealership. Dealership was able to reproduce the following day where it happened three times to them. No codes present, but a couple historical codes for sensors. They indicated they were unsure if the sensors were the issue, but replaced. Picked vehicle up and the same thing happened today. Thankfully I was not on a major highway this time, but the call completely stalled at low speed with ac on and made a loud grinding noise. No check engine light this time either. Had to have it towed again to the dealership. They are currently unsure of the issue. I have no confidence this will be resolved. This issue seems similar to other reports and should be investigated as it is a major safety concern. I am happy to provide more information. I will be escalating this until appropriately resolved. Seems there should be a recall, based on the volume of reports.

- Front Royal, VA, USA

problem #25

Feb 072019

Escape

  • 17,264 miles
Code P1450 which is emission problems. Regulates the flow of stored fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere. Ford should have a recall.

- Fruitland, MD, USA

problem #24

Dec 022018

Escape

  • 88,000 miles
As I was driving on the fwy mi car stopped accelerating I pulled over and my car turned off. I had a quarter tank of gas left once I tried to turn it on it would not let me. I had to call a tow. I now had a check engine sign on. I took it to autozone and they said I needed a new purge canister valve. But that doesnt explain why it did not warn me on the fwy that I needed gas.

- Buckeye, AZ, USA

problem #23

Sep 202018

Escape

  • 48,000 miles
Car loses throttle response randomly. Luckily I've had somewhere to get off road everytime on highway. When searching code found out there was a field service action to replace throttle body. We were never notified. They refuse to replace now.

- Dripping Springs, TX, USA

problem #22

Aug 272018

Escape

  • 12,000 miles
Car started vibrating with reduced power. The error code was P2111: Throttle actuator control system - stuck open

- Beltsville, MD, USA

problem #21

Jul 162018

Escape

  • 102,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #20

Jul 192018

Escape

  • 97,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent. This time the fuel tank was full but it started acting up.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #19

Jun 192018

Escape

  • 70,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #18

Jun 182018

Escape

  • 70,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #17

Jun 282018

Escape

  • 60,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #16

Jun 272018

Escape

  • 70,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #15

Jun 262018

Escape

  • 68,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #14

Jun 252018

Escape

  • 75,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #13

Jul 062018

Escape

  • 75,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

problem #12

Jul 052018

Escape

  • 83,000 miles
Vehicle was in motion going speed limit when it started to shut down. It became more frequent and lasted longer to start and to stay running. When shut down for 10 minutes it would travel about 20 miles before having issues once again. Found out when the fuel has under a half a tank the problem becomes more frequent.

- Montezuma Creek, UT, USA

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