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2010 Ford Escape Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

103 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Ford Escape. 20 of these members (19.4%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 18 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2010 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Ford Escape problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Ford Escape problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 Ford Escape problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2010 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

28% of the 2010 Ford Escape repairs were to the engine, 20% to the transmission, 3% to the brakes, 10% to the suspension, 17% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 17% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 109 repairs.

2010 Ford Escape electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Ford Escape electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 20% between $100 and $499, 40% between $500 and $999, and 20% more than $2500.

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2010 Ford Escape Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Ford Escape

Engine not specified

Ford Escape in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 9000    
9000 0 Purchased 9/17/09 taken into Service 12/09 due to excessive white flakes coming from A/C vents told they received TSB bulletin 09-21-6 these are toxic flakes. The car has been into service 6 times and is in service Would like contact others Escape is currently in Service Ford Service reps have seen the toxic flakes and continue to ignore the seriousness and my health related problems. Would love to hear from another Escape owner with similar problem. 
 

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
60000 30 Replace AC blower motor resistor 

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 12400    
29960 0 Dash lights and radio would blink on and off. Dealer changed a part and car was fixed in approx. one hour after also doing the regular maintenance. 
48980  
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 8000    
32000 0 Sync voice recognition malfunctoned - no longer identified the names in my phone book. Unable to make outgoing calls unless memorized number - I live in a hands-free State. A module was replaced to rectify the problem. 
43300 85 Fan not working on speed 1 or 2. Blower Motor Resistor was replaced, fixing the problem. 
44700 500 AC was not working. Standard AC check by dealer revealed that an internal part had disinigrated and spread plastic chunks throughout the system rendering it inoperable and only repairable through replacement of entire system. 
52000  
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 620    
8720 0 Ford "CODE" Alarm system and remote starter keeps false alarming at all hours for no reason. Ford dealership says all Escape vehicles have this problem with the Ford alarm system (installed at the dealership). Replacing at my cost. 
 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 620    
8060 0 SYNC USB stopped working. Dealer removed fuse and re-set the system 
 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 0    
4000 0 Built-in microphone for SYNC system not picking up voice commands, voice could barely be heard on SYNC connected phone calls. Found TSB on-line related to this and provided copy. Dealer ordered parts. Parts installed to fix SYNC microphone. 
 

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 64000    
70000 50 HVAC blower motor not working on speeds 1 and 2. Blower motor resistor replaced by CarMax service. Only charge was $50.00 deductible on CarMax MaxCare extended service agreement. 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2013 73000    
75000 6000 Replaced entire AC system - Dessicant container broke and spread powder throughtout system causing AC to shut down and not work properly 
84000  

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 15000    
25000 26 Battery failure 
49000  

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