hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,911 miles

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problem #2

Dec 122006

Escort 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,822 miles
Both rear springs broke. This is the second time in less then 6 months for the 2002. This seems to be a major design flaw in Ford Escort. I have a 1998 & 2002 and both have broken rear springs. Also every technician I have talked to knows the problem.

- Liberty, MO, USA

problem #1

Sep 052006

Escort 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,000 miles
: the contact stated while having routine tire maintenance done at a garage, the mechanic determined the rear spring was fractured. The contact did not have any problems with the vehicle. Updated 11/21/2006 - the consumer contacted the manufacture but they did not respond. The vehicle would not shift from park. The dealer replaced the shift lock system.

- Milwaukee, WI, USA