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Ford Edge repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (17%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (5%)

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Ford Edge transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (26%)

< $100 (24%)

Chart based on 34 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

18000 mi Transmission would bang into gear when shifting from drive to reverse or from park into drive or reverse. 

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2013 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

23000 mi Shifter would not go into park and register it was in park, then had trouble starting at times. 
17000 mi replace leaking front seals 
22000 mi Transmission on rare occasions shifts extremely hard from first to second gear. The computer was updated as a corrective measure but did not solve the issue. 

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2013 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

27700 mi Oil leak under vehicle. Oil leaking out of PTU vent. PTU input shaft seals leaking. Removed PTU assembly. Replaced PTU input shaft seals and right axle shaft seal. Refilled PTU and transmission. Drove car while waiting for parts. 

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2012 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

29000 mi After stopping, placing gear lever in park and stopping engine, Indicator dings and indicates Shift to Park. (This problem has occurred before.) Shift mechanism had been replaced prior time. Dealer could not duplicate. 
34000 mi Shift handle when placed in park would fail to indicate was in park, indication on dash would say shift to park. 
30000 mi

US $49
Gear shift in park, TRANS in park, but sensor does not see it in park. 
38000 mi When slowing down to about 5mph to go through a corner and then accelerating again, the Transmission would make a hard shift "Thud" sound. Dealer found TSB and Fixed for free After shifting the vehicle's transmission into park, the shifter sensor would not sense the shifter in the park position. The transmission would be in park, but the sensor didn't see it in park. Dealer found TSB for problem and fixed. 

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2012 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

20700 mi gear shift selector would not recognize that vehicle was in park 
21700 mi the vehicle doesnt coast when the foot is removed from the accellerator- it actively brakes on its own. Technician suspected possible transmission issue, however transmission checked thoughrouly and no problems. PROBLEM STILL NOT FIXED. 

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2011 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

29700 mi Random thumping when throttling the gas when the car is still moving but needing to speed up. 
31000 mi Something to do with a ball bearing in the Edge models 2009-2011 models getting stuck. Removed it and also replaced some pan because there were shavings in there. 

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2011 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

35300 mi Very Harsh Downshift at 19mph 

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2011 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

12000 mi Leaking PTU seal - ordered parts 

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2010 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

41000 mi

US $560
car cut out while driving--no stall engine just stopped working 
32300 mi Loud are Hard shift Very intermement. TSB by Ford for this problem was preformed. Parts in transmision & update computer we preformed 

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2010 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

48360 mi Both rear drive axle seals failed and were leaking oil 
6000 mi PTU Leak. Seal replaced, leak returned. PTU replaced, leak returned. Transmission cover replaced due to leaking where the case had been scarred or malformed at the factory. 
32000 mi TSB for holding Gear 1 too long; shift to Gear 2 from Gear 1 is harsh. TSB 11-12-10, says they would need to replace some ball check valves on the valve body in the transmission, which they may have done. 
37000 mi Power take-off unit and driver's side axle shaft were replaced under warranty. Dealer unable to determine root cause; I think it is related to TSB 11-12-10. Symptoms are similar; other dealer addressed the TSB, symptoms still present. 
95640 mi

C $800
Had to remove awd and use only two wheel for several days while repairs where made. 
119040 mi

C $1800
Power Transfer case issue. Need new unit price of part 1300.00 plus a 5 hours Labour to change part. 
66000 mi

US $2000
PTU leaking and rear axle driver-side seal leak. Performance was normal, looked underneath car for known common issue. Dealer replaced entire PTU and axle seal under an extended warranty. Took several days. 

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2009 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

50000 mi Dealer replaced right side axle seal 
73000 mi

US $98
transmission slipped badly, then seemed to cure itself. dealer said it was a hiccup, might never do it again, might do it next time its driven. not knowing where my wife would be for the next hiccup, we traded it for a new forester. 

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2009 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

66000 mi

US $950
PTU was leaking 
36420 mi PTU seal was leaking slightly leading to a burning smell in the cabin. PTU seal replaced. 
12600 mi General Service for 20000km. Fluid's refill (Power Steering Fluid, Transmission Fluid - both have small leaks to be repaired} Oil Change Air Filter change Oil Filter change General checks: Battery, wipers, wiring, tyres and brakes 
21700 mi

﷼5000
A Factory well-known problem with the transmission on the 2009 model came to appear: Internal Oil Leak that could lead to external leak and compete damage of the transmission box. 
65100 mi

C $555
Burning smell, leaking. Replace front differential pinion seal & left axle output seal. Burning smell, leaking. Replace right axle seal. 

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2008 Ford Edge

Engine not specified

3100 mi PTU seals changed and defective drive shaft replaced. 

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2008 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

110000 mi

US $700
Transmission sensor failed 
81000 mi

US $3600
Transmission began slipping/hard shifting and reported code P2704 (Friction Material). Dealer suggested transmission replacement @ $5100, opted to utilize local transmission shop for $3600. 
95000 mi

US $600
Transmission was shifting erratic, mostly when cold.Usually missing 2nd gear. Had trans fluid flush, trans now shifting normal. 
100700 mi Transmission erratic shifting when cold 

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2008 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

6200 mi PTU Transfer Unit Seal replaced 
6510 mi PTU Unit replaced. 
31500 mi

US $300
Drive train for awd damage 
49000 mi

US $1780
power take off leak 
77700 mi power take off leaking again 
88000 mi

US $400
Passenger Side PTU Seal was leaking 
40920 mi Control valve in transmission was replaced. Valve controls rpm to transmission for gear change. 
49600 mi

C $350
PTU Seal 
55000 mi Edge bangs into gear in very slow stop and go traffic, or when downshifting from 6th to 4th on the highway. Dealer updated the software, and it did not help. They now suggest it is a normal characteristic of the vehicle. 
60000 mi Dealer refused to acknowledge there is a problem with the transmission banging into gear. 
75000 mi

US $650
The transmission seemed to slip on acceleration from a stop. The dealership could not replicate the problem but recommended changing the trans fluid. 
28500 mi Axle seal replaced once early on (about 5k miles), burning oil smell returned almost right away. PTU unit replaced. Repair lasted for 2 years before smell returned. Again replaced (27k mil) axle seal & right axle as well due to pitting.  
2480 mi Right transaxle seal leaking. 
3100 mi Right transaxle seal replaced. 
2480 mi

C $58
BEARING FAILED ON DRIVELINE BETWEEN FRONT AND REAR DRIVESHAFTS. 
21700 mi Seal on transfer case leaking. Noticed during routine oil change. Parts replaced. No visible leak to myself under vehicle. 
23600 mi Leaking seal on transfer case. 
31000 mi PTO seal replaced by dealer. Oil leak indicated problem, so dealer injected dye into system to identify source. 
62500 mi

US $100
Drive shaft middle support bearing excessive play. Whole drive shaft needed to be replaced. 
80300 mi PCM replaced under warranty. 
6000 mi Transmission shudder when downshifting from 6th gear when engine bogs or attempt to increase speed that doesn't require a down shift. 
73000 mi

US $450
PTU Seal Leak. Replaced seal and fluid in PTU 
15500 mi Minor PTU seal leak. 
62620 mi PTU gasket leak at transmission mounting point. 
146320 mi PTU LEAK, replacement of all seals and gaskets on my request. only the one inner seal required but since the units is being disassembled asked that all seals be replaced 
19840 mi PTO seal found leaking and seal was replaced. 
35340 mi ptu seal leaking 
38440 mi PTU seal arrived and replaced 
8000 mi PTU ATF leak 
31000 mi Right PTU seal leak 
16740 mi PTO leak. Seal replaced. 
59000 mi PTU leak - noticed smell when heat was on. Knew there was a TSB. Instructed dealer to investigate and they replaced the part. 
82000 mi

US $675
While driving, I received an "ODO Data error”. In addition, the wrench� light came on and the speedometer stopped working. Replaced 2 transmission sensors: 1. Turbine shaft speed 2. Output shaft speed 
101000 mi

US $1050
Driveshaft needed to be replaced. The local mechanic I used actually called the local Ford dealership to get the part. They told him the driveshaft is a "common" problem and they have done quite a few replacements. 
35340 mi Car was developing a serious vibration and drive shaft was replaced. Parts were on order and took a week to arrive - dealer provided loaner until repair fixed. 

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2007 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

60000 mi

US $635
Axel boot had tear and needed replacement causing vehicle to veer 
9000 mi BURNING RUBBER LIKE ODOR COMING FROM HEAT VENTS.DEALER FOUND OIL LEAK AT PTU SEAL.REPLACED PTU SEAL.WARRANTY REPAIR 
107300 mi

US $99
Was shifting erratic, did a transmission flush that only the dealer could do runs smooth again 
18600 mi

$700
Transmission fluid lost in the par converter gasket. Had to replace par converter and crankshaft gaskets. 
55800 mi

$450
Left drive shaft safe malfunction. Driveshaft slipped out of gearbox and was bended. It seemed like transmission sliding, but it was a wheel with no transmission at all. Lots of transmission fluid lost, transmission was almos damaged. Par converter gasket weared out -again-. Had to replace it again. Crankshaft gasket shown leakage, replaced 
63860 mi

$500
Par converter gasket needed replacement, transmission oil lost 
23000 mi Transmission was 'slipping' and after stopping at an intersection, could not go faster than 20 mph for first 1/4 mile. Transmission shifted after that, but check engine light was on. Mechanic said the transmission wiring harness had to be repaired. 
121500 mi Torque convertor is failing. Not locking up at 40mph 
123000 mi

US $1500
Torque convertor not locking up at 40mph resulting in shuddering. Occassional clunking when reverse engaged. Replaced with used tranny and torque convertor.  

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2007 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

2800 mi Roaring sound coming from rear end when going down the road. Dealer checked tires and ball bearing and was not the the cause. They have now ordered from factory complete rear end and going to put all new in. They did give me a rental(no charge; better 
10000 mi Had problem with roaring in rear. The replaced read differential (AWD) and still had problem. They had it for a long time and with factory determined a right rear bearing. Replaced that and now ok. 
18000 mi Transmission seal replaced. Car filled with burning oil smoke when heater fan was on. Transfer case seal replaced. I consider this dangerous and toxic to my family. 
38000 mi Discovered through routine oil change that transmission seal had been leaking. I believe that it was called a PTU Seal or RTU Seal. I have since found out that many Ford Edge owners are experiencing this problem! Way to go Ford! 
13000 mi PTU was leaking transmission fluid. 
22000 mi PTU leaking for second time in a year Parts Replaced 
7000 mi A leak developed from the Power Transfer Unit (unit that distrbutes power for the All Wheel Drive system). They replaced one of the seals on the PTU which appears to have corrected the issue. 
14000 mi The PTU developed another leak. The dealer confirmed the issue and ordered the parts during this visit. 
15000 mi PTU seal replaced with updated design. New drive shaft installed. The original drive shaft was found to be scored on the end during the previous visit. 
24000 mi PTU leaking, seal replaced, issue resolved. 
12000 mi transmission leak, replaced trans 
19500 mi trans leak came back 
28181 mi PTU seal was leaking and was replaced. Could smell burning oil when engine was hot. Covered by warranty. 
16000 mi Leaking Transmission Fluid from PTU onto Exhaust Manifold Replaced O-Ring 
4000 mi Transmission had to be replaced. Warranty covered it. 
15000 mi Transmission fluid leak. 
16000 mi Replaced transfer case to fix leak. 
34100 mi Persistent leak in gasket of PTU. Two trips to install gasket did not work in previous months. Dealer installed new PTU. 
18000 mi Transmission leaking. 
16120 mi Leaking PTU Seal. 
66320 mi PTU Ford dealer could not find. Used dealer[where bought]fixed. Way past warranty but they fixed at no charge and said sorry for the trouble. Name of dealer Haldimade Motors/Cayuga Ont. Fixed inner/outer seals and replaced driveshaft. 
25000 mi Transmission fluid leaking. Repaired under warranty. 
41000 mi rebuilt valve body 
72540 mi

C $900
Bad PTU shaft, right side. To many miles they would not cover under warranty. Paid almost $1000. Four wheel drive is not working correct but do not have money to fix it. Ford Edge is crap would not buy another one.Santa Fe better SUV by far 
23560 mi Burnt rubber smell traced to leaking power-take-off (AWD) 
60000 mi Replaced PTU Oil Seal due to smoke and burning gear oil odor entering the cab 
86300 mi PTU seal starting to leak again...Odor of burning gear oil when stopping after trips. Has been repaired 2x both with about 6 months success...Just gonna live with it now...Love the vehicle otherwise 
115000 mi

US $1300
PTU Replaced 
155000 mi PTU seals leaking again,  
8008 mi Replaced transfer case seal 
24000 mi Dealer recommended PTU seal replaced - known problem with Edge's 
26000 mi Was still getting odor from air vents after coming to a stop after highway driving. Dealer replaced PTU. So far so good. 
108500 mi

C $40
Transfer case vent leak plugged 
19000 mi Replace PTU.  
21000 mi Five times in shop for PTU/gasket leak. Replaced: January 2008, March 2008, January 2009, February 2009 - could not find leak, March 2009 
11000 mi Also they replaces something bigger for the drive train (vibration) also under a new TSB. 
7000 mi AWD Edge developed leak from passenger side output shaft from the Power Transfer Unit (PTU) similar to the x-fer case. dealership originally replaced seal on PTU (4 days mainly for seal, but took it back on the next monday cause the leak returned and de dealership replaced PTU from previous leak issue. no other issues to date 
36000 mi Came in with burning smell from vents after engine heats up. Diagnosed as PTU seal leak. Seal was replaced, but noticed same problem the next day. 
45000 mi

US $200
Had burning smell again through air vents. Dealership checked and found leaking PTU seal. Replaced PTU seal for second time. 
26700 mi Oil was leaking from the 4WD Power Transfer Unit. The unit had to be replaced. 
30000 mi Currently trying to get Ford to purchase the vehicle back after 4/5 unsuccessful repair attempts with the PTU. This time replaced the PTU. 
18000 mi Axle seal on the transaxle. 
22000 mi Axle seal replaced successfully. 

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