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2005 Ford Escape Repair Histories

2005 Ford Escape Repair Histories 2005 Ford Escape Repair Histories

151 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Ford Escape. 72 of these members (47.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 209 repairs to 2005 Ford Escapes--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

Chart based on 209 repairs.

2005 Ford Escape repair cost distribution

Chart based on 97 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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2005 Ford Escape

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Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009 US $2899 Car not start. Burn up computer and spark plug. Replaced all spark plugs, coils and computer. 2900 cost 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2015
Jul 2009 US $98 High pitched whine which went away with stepping on Brake. Mechanic thought it needed new brakes, but on inspection saw there was 50% of pad life left. He lubed and put back together. No more whine. 
Dec 2010   The torque converter was bad and had to be replaced. 
Dec 2011   Small leak in the brakes vacuum assist was causing a high pitched whine until brakes were depressed. Turn out it was not being sealed when letting off the brakes 
Jun 2012   replaced brakes Replaced tie rod 
Mar 2015   Ignition coils replaced PCM replaced 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2007 - Oct 2010
Jul 2007   ABS and AWD light coming in. Replace right front axle due to abs pick up ring broken off 
Feb 2009 C $170 Left front axle broke at c.v. joint. $170 for the axle, 1.5 hrs labour 
Mar 2009   replace broken left front axle $170 for the axle, $130 for labour 
Apr 2009   Replaced seized left rear caliper. 
Nov 2009   Replaced left front wheel bearing, $40. Replaced both front rotors and pads. 
Mar 2010   Factory stereo stopped working. Replaced with a stereo I had lying around. $55 for the mounting plate and wiring harness. 
Oct 2010   a/c compressor seal leaking 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2005 - Mar 2014
Oct 2005   purchased 
Feb 2008 US $750 replaced rear shocks, front brakes and rotors. flushed and replaced brake fluid and transmission fluid 
Jun 2009   replaced #4 cylinder coil 
Dec 2009   Replaced center driveshaft U-Joint 
Jan 2011   REPLACED 6 COIL PACKS, ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND SPARK PLUGS APPARENTLY THERE WAS A SERVICE BULLITEN ABOUT THIS, BUT NEVER A RECALL. SUPPOSEDLY, THE SPARK PLUGS WENT BAD AND FRIED THE CONTROL MODULE AND COIL PACKS. 
Nov 2011   replaced alternator 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2009 US $800 Customer complained that car was pulling to the left. After inspection, both left and right control arms were replaced and a 4 wheel alignment was performed.  
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2015
Oct 2008 US $200 New rear drilled/slotted rotors and ceramic pads. 
Mar 2009   Front drilled/slotted rotors and ceramic pads. Flushed brake fluid entire system. 
Nov 2009   Idle Air Control Valve cleaned and no different - then ordered/replaced with new part 
Apr 2010   Front drivers side wheel bearing noise for several weeks. Developed a stronger vibration and found inner CV joint play. Replaced half shaft, wheel bearing, and while there, both struts/bearings, and rear shocks. 
Aug 2010   Vibration from U-joints on rear drive shaft. 
Jan 2012   Front right wheel bearing replaced 
Nov 2013   Right Rear Shock mount was completely rotted from the body. Shock was not connected at all at the top. Very thin metal in fender well was completely gone. Replacement part was not available and repaired by purchasing flat sheet and welding. 
Jun 2014   Replaced lower control arm and ball joint at same time, along with sway link and front brake pads. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Sep 2013
Jul 2008 US $650 Replaced right front wheel bearing. 
Nov 2010   Vehicle wouldn't drive, replaced transmission. 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
Oct 2007 - Jul 2012
Nov 2008 US $350 Carrier Bearing in Front Differential 
Sep 2009   Electrical ground loose 
Dec 2009   Two coil packs cylinders 4 and 5 
Jul 2011   Low/leak Freon. 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2004 - Jun 2015
May 2004   To dealer 4 times for poor performance 
Sep 2008 US $65 Noise in left rear-shocks bad-replaced myself 
Feb 2011   Noise was now identified as tire noise. Replaced tires with third set in 35K miles. Noise much less but still when braking. Tire dealer showed me that two of the wheels were warped and thought that they and the brake pads were the problem. 
Feb 2015   Front engine mount squeak. Mount replaced. 
Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2009
Oct 2007 US $375 Brakes, pads and drums for rear axle 
Jun 2008   Rear brake work. 
Dec 2009   There was a leak from the lower radiator hose. Not sure if it was related to the waterpump, did not diagnose before trading it in. 

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