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2010 Ford Escape Engine Problems and Repair Histories

103 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Ford Escape. 24 of these members (23.3%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 31 engine repairs to 2010 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.3 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, 19% 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 engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Ford Escape engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 60% cost between $100 and $499, and 40% between $500 and $999.

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 Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 11000    
12000 0 Oil leak at base pan engine and transmission taken out. all bolts replaced in bottom of motor. Three EVAP parts replaced. 
14000 0 Oil leak again this time they are saying rear main seal last time they said it was the base plate. 
16000 0 oil leak again now they are going to put short block in to try to fix leak 
17000 0 crank was said to be out of round from factory 
18000 0 Oil leak again oil leak 
18000 0 oil leak, got rid of car 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 39000    
39000 650 Loss of acceleration randomly. Vehicle would shudder, then not able to accept any gas from throttle. Had to replace throttle body and PCM with on 39,000 miles on the vehicle. Of course, not covered under warranty! Only owned vehicle 3 mos. 

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 0    
12000 0 vapor leak in emissions system - replaced cannister vapor leak in emissions system - replaced cannister again and purge valve vapor leak in emissions system - more extensive check of system done - replaced filler neck of gas tank due small leak found 
36000  
Ford Escape in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 6200    
8060 0 electronic stability, 4X4 doesn't work. Light on dash. Dealer reset sensor for electronic stability and 4X4 
21700  

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 4000    
46000 0 bad shifts between 2 and 3 gears. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 0    
5000 0 Customer Satisfaction Program 10B15 (PCM reflash). Experienced no transmission problems since purchase but performed program as preventative maintainence.  
48000  
Ford Escape in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 16000    
17000 0 the fuel filler cover / flap isn't getting a good seal (doesn't have a cap) and the vacuum sensor is setting off the check engine light. They lubed / adjusted once before. they removed the gas tank and replaced the filler / neck assy. 
 

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 13020    
24800 136 Car started to run bad, service advisor said was under warranty, and at the end I was charged. dealer Service lousy, they just care to get money from customers and forget about good quality service. I paid for something that should be warr. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 19840    
32240 0 "Wrench Light" activated. Powertrain issue. Vacumm needed replacement. 
90520 450 Check engine light on; replaced evaporative emission purge valve. 
95480  

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2010 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD

Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 1000    
1000 0 Truck wouldn't start on July 17th. They ordered a new PCM, but it was backordered. After clearing the PCM, they gave the truck back to me. It died roadside. Had it towed - still waiting on the PCM - has been at the dealer now since July 23. 
1000 0 The PCM was replace after 74 days in the shop. 
 

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