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2006 Ford Escape Electrical Problems

94 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Ford Escape. 21 of these members (22.3%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 33 electrical repairs to 2006 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2006 Ford Escape problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2006 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

Chart based on 135 repairs.

2006 Ford Escape electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 32 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

17000 mi   Warranty Work. Defective Turn Signal Sensor Replacement. High Beams switched on when using right turn signal with lights on. Ford Dealer Repair Manager friendly but took twice to correct the problem. Now repaired. 
21000   Right turn signal caused high beams to turn on. Warranty repair replaced faulty turn sensor. 
59000   The driver side socket for the low beam head lights shorted, which required replacement of socket connector. Used aftermarket part and 30 minutes time to splice now socket in place. 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

81000 mi   Realized cruise control didn't work, dealer ordered a relay. 
82000   The dealership replaced the relay for the cruise and that didn't fix the issue... now they say it's some kind of switch so they ordered that part... I'm on my 4th time back to the dealership for them to fix this... NOT HAPPY WITH THEM! 
83000   Problem is not the switch. Now saying it's the wiring..just now offering me a loaner however I need to pick the loaner up during the week since the loaner people aren't there on sat 
84000   Finally fixed cruise...only prob is the amber light when you 1st turn the cruise on isn't working but the green light when the cruse is engaged does work...guess will live with it since it does work just not as it should. 
41000 US $810 Alternator replaced. Required 4+ hours of labor, as the front axle needed to be removed to get access to the alternator. 
72000 US $1008 While driving to Arizona my AC compressor failed in Kansas.  
68000 US $50 Loose radio wire. 
56420 C $650 Alternator failed. needed to be replaced. it killed the battery in the process 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

15000 mi   Air conditioner was intermittant and often did not blow cold. 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

81000 mi US $200 no working air conditioning...checked system, replaced freon 
119000   related to previous problem where car failed to restart after shutoff only when warm; mechanic said it could be starter 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD

75000 mi US $150 Replaced battery. Dead. 
82300   Bad O-ring near A/C condenser. Had to remove entire front bumper to access. Also replaced front sway bar links. Machined all rotors. 
142000   Service manager said engine battery failed test. It was replaced. 
49000 US $81 Navigation system tracked auto behind true location. TSB issued on nav, and recalibration resolved problem. 

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