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2012 Ford Escape Repair Histories

64 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Ford Escape. 19 of these members (29.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 36 repairs to 2012 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2012 Ford Escape

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Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
4340 mi   Poor shifting in the auto trans Rear lift gate latch 

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2012 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Mar 2012 - May 2014
4000 mi   Faulty paint on lift gate, chipped off exposing the primer underneath. small spot in the corner. 
16000   replaced the cam positioning sensor on the left side 
22000   replaced the cam positioning sensor on the right side 

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2012 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Dec 2011 - Nov 2012
20000 mi   TPMS sensor replaced. 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Mar 2012 - Sep 2014
26000 mi   Remove / replace left front radio speaker Right rain gutter adhesive failure allowed trim to curl away from body. 
27000   License plate lamp holder broken during mfg, replaced under warranty. 
32000   RF radio speaker distorting like LF speaker did earlier. R2 the RF speaker. 
36000   Right front speaker blown--this is the third speaker. 
Ford Escape in Iowa, United States
Mar 2013 - Oct 2013
14000 mi   Have had a highway speed vibration since 4000 miles. Nobody can figure it out. It is only felt through the steering wheel at highway speed. Very irritating. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
May 2012 - Mar 2014
12380 mi C $90 Resurface front rotors 
14240   Battery needed to be boosted several time over the last month. 
15500   Hard and/or delayed transmission shifts. Software updated to correct problem 
Ford Escape in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2014
2700 mi   Passenger vanity mirror light didn't work. New visor with mirror ordered and replaced per warranty. 

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2012 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2013
7300 mi   Suspension noise. Repair required 
Ford Escape in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2011 - Oct 2013
1700 mi   Sunroof was not flush with roof when closed. Glass panel realigned by dealer. 
9500   Paint defect - left C-pillar. Dealer had to sublet to body shop for repair. Vehicle vibrates excessively at idle when in gear with A/C engaged. Ford has issued Special Service Message 22065 but as of October 2011 has not released a fix other than checking engine mounts. Technician says problem is in PCM programming. 
19000   While inspecting transmission during a routine service visit, technician discovered the A/T valve-body was "cooked" and needed to be rebuilt. 
21687   Routine LOF and tire rotation. Also check harsh shifting from recently-rebuilt transmission. Dealer could not replicate problem. 
Ford Escape in Nunavit Territory, Canada
Oct 2012 - Dec 2013
6820 mi C $425 Automatic arming. Shuts engine system down. Keys lost their programming.Had to take it to an authorized service centre for Ford but not a dealer since my location dictated such 

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