hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
93,218 miles

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problem #24

Aug 012020


  • miles
Loss of major engine power and loss of acceleration when pushing the gas pedal to the floor. Has no acceleration power anymore like it did a year ago to now. Replace all spark plugs and ignition coils with now new acceleration power at all.

- Thornton, CO, USA

problem #23

Aug 102020


  • 159,090 miles
When it's hot engine shuts off very dangerous when driving on highway

- Elizabethtown, PA, USA

problem #22

Jul 252018

Escape 6-cyl

  • miles
2007 Ford Escape. Consumer writes in regards to engine failure, overheated then blew out.

- Brighton, CO, USA

problem #21

Jul 252018


  • 104,000 miles
I was driving on a mountain highway just South of granby Colorado when engine lights came on and engine stopped. I was able to pull over. Tried to restart engine to no avail. Then steam started coming out from under the hood. When I opened the hood, there were yellow spots all over and the coolant container had started to melt and deform from the heat. I called my aaa road service and was towed into granby to mountain valley auto and truck repair. He took pictures of the readings from the computer and has those. He said he had never seen an engine get so hot before and no warning. My son has a mechanic friend who called someone at Ford and was told they were aware that the Ford Escape had an issue with overheating just as my vehicle did with no warning while in mountain driving. After the event, my son called the Ford dealer where we bought the car and they told him they weren't aware of any problems. We had to sell the car for junk. You can obtain computer readings from mountain valley auto & truck repair, granby Colorado.

- Brighton, CO, USA

problem #20

Sep 222017


  • 171,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. While driving 50 mph, the overdrive indicator illuminated, the transmission seized, and the vehicle stalled. The local dealer was not contacted. The manufacturer was notified of the issue, but did not offer assistance. The failure mileage was 171,000.

- Peoria, IL, USA

problem #19

Jul 062017


  • 124,230 miles
Car stalled while in motion on city street. Lost all power and would not restart without jump.

- Sheffield Village, OH, USA

problem #18

Apr 122015

Escape 6-cyl

  • 112,000 miles
My son was driving home from work. Put the car in park to stop and clean the windows and when he put it back into gear it would not go, engine just revved. My ex drove it back to my house in 1st gear and my son tried taking it to school the next day. No power. Stalled twice on him in a mile. Ex towed it back to my house. From everything I've read and heard, this seems to be a common occurrence with the Ford Escapes. I had to borrow $3400 from my boss to have the transmission fixed so my kids have a car to get to school. I would like to join any class action lawsuit again Ford. They are aware of the problems with the transmissions, yet they do nothing to fix the problem or cover the cost of repairing them.

- Scottsdale, AZ, USA

problem #17

Feb 272015


  • 153,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while driving at 60 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle but the vehicle did not drive. The check engine warning light and brake warning light illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 153,000.

- Lithonia, GA, USA

problem #16

Jan 022012


  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. During cold weather temperatures, the accelerator pedal would become stuck. The contact would have to depress the brake and the accelerator pedals simultaneously in order to resume normal operation. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the throttle body needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

- Elyria, OH, USA

problem #15

Dec 052014


  • 134,567 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. The contact noticed a leak coming from the front of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 134,567. The VIN was not available.

- Acworth, GA, USA

problem #14

Jul 162014

Escape 6-cyl

  • 71,200 miles
O/D light came on suddenly. Was driving at 40mph. I could feel it dropping out of gear, being slow to accelerate and it would rev periodically. I called Ford corporate, they took down the complaint but other than that; nothing. We did a simple google search 'Ford Escape 2007 O/D light' and immediately saw at least sixty comments that all detailed the exact same problem (which is catastrophic failure. The rep from Ford had never heard of this before, which is odd considering the number of people who all have Ford Escape's & all are 07. Something is very wrong & a recall should've issued.

- Centreville, VA, USA

problem #13

Feb 012007


  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning on multiple occasions while traveling at any speed. Additionally, the power steering assist would fail without warning and exhibit a loud noise as the contact attempted a turn. The vehicle was taken to a repair shop where the fuel pump, filter and the sensor were replaced. The stalling failure recurred without warning. The mechanic was unable to further diagnose or duplicate the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100000. The VIN was not available.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #12

Dec 062010

Escape 4-cyl

  • 72,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while driving approximately 45 mph uphill, the engine started making a loud banging sound. The vehicle was towed to the dealer, who stated that there was an engine failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 72,000.

- Millton, PA, USA

problem #11

Jan 162014


  • 102,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while traveling approximately 35 mph, the vehicle began to decelerate and then stalled. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the contact was informed that the engine failed due to lack of engine oil. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified and no solution was offered. The failure mileage was 102,000.

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #10

Dec 092013

Escape 4-cyl

  • 140,000 miles
Throttle body will not drive rev or go. Gas pedal does not move. Cold weather and it does this more.

- Farwell, MI, USA

problem #9

Aug 062013


  • 97,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while driving 5 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure was recurring. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis where it was stated that the cooling pack needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 97,000.

- Edgewater, FL, USA

problem #8

Jul 022013

Escape 4-cyl

  • 80,750 miles
Traveling on highway. Indicator comes on and says "stop safely now". then the engine cuts out. You then have to hope you can get to the shoulder. Once you turn the key off, you can start up the engine. This happened 6 times. How can a car company program this kind of unsafe procedure into a car.

- Croton-On-Hudson, NY, USA

problem #7

May 192013

Escape 4-cyl

  • miles
Many of the cases include the illegal activities of Ford and their neglect to handle any of the issues. One of the cases included a teenage girl having the same vehicle as myself. Her parents had reported the issues to Ford and they never fixed the problem(s) to make this one story of many short...the girls car broke down while she was driving home and from the case her phone did not have reception. A man was driving by and she hailed him to pull over and he ended up raping the girl and murdering her. The family was blamed and Ford was not properly charged. There were other cases I studied that involved Ford that include mostly the transmissions lighting on fire and killing the individuals. This is beyond a reasonable doubt that Ford needs to be face judgment under the supreme court for this gross negligence. They have let several innocent people die while they are pocketing millions of dollars. Every time I have contacted the dealership or gone to them in person they try to raise prices on simplistic parts that you can buy cheaper online or at walmart. They charge fees for every single thing; even if your fully covered with insurance it still is not much of a difference. They have hidden importing parts from third world countries and it is about time that they are exposed for all their misconduct; as I do not find it in any way for anyone nor a company to let innocent people be murdered. It is a felony under the law of the United States of America. The court cases date back decades, if their workers could not fix the "issues" years ago and they even had issues the last year with several teenagers going to their prom that resulted in death as well then I would state beyond a reasonable doubt Ford company should go out of business and make sure they pay every penny back to all the victims including myself and others that purchased their toy cars.

- Napa, CA, USA

problem #6

Mar 252013

Escape 6-cyl

  • 92,000 miles
After only 2 months of purchase O/D light went on and transmission shot!!! absolutely heart wrenching as I have no way to work now...

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #5

Mar 112013

Escape 4-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
We took our 2007 Ford Escape (aprox 60,000 miles) on a road trip from omaha ne to St. Louis mo on 3/10/13 and arrived with no issues. On our return trip we drove about 100 miles until the car stopped on the interstate. The vehicle completely shut down and all of the warning lights came on at the same time. We were able to coast to the shoulder safely but were unable to restart the vehicle. We had aaa tow the vehicle about 30 miles to the closest town and aaa approved mechanic. When the mechanic looked at the vehicle they determined that the vehicle had burned through all of the oil and was completely empty causing the engine to seize up. There were no warning lights indicating low oil up until this point. I had recently had my oil changed about 8 week and less than 1000 miles prior to this incident and there were no leaks so it seems very improbably that the vehicle would have used 4 qts of oil in that time. I contacted Ford and the vehicle is just out of the warranty period and they are unwilling to assist. In my research it appears that this may be a common occurrence on this vehicle at about 60-70K miles and may warrant additional research. I am currently attempting to get my vehicle transported the 350 miles home to get a second opinion and repaired. The current estimates I received for repair are between $3,500-6,000. www.carcomplaints.com/Ford/Escape/2007/engine/engine_failure.shtml.

- Omaha, NE, USA

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