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2013 Ford Escape Repair Histories

126 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2013 Ford Escape. 51 of these members (40.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 114 repairs to 2013 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2013 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2012 - Jun 2014
1240 mi   Front passenger window one-touch up and down not working. 
9565 C $57 Replaced defective tire 
13020   Replaced right front exterior door handle due to problem with automatic locking security system 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
1000 mi   Defects in the clear coat from the factory on the hood and left rear door necessitating a repaint of these areas. (They first tried to buff it out and that was not successful...) 
2000   Problems with MFT and Navigation System requiring software update and Nav SD card replacement. 

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2013 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
9000 mi   Update to fix bugs in the MyFord Touch system. 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
4000 mi   Rear liftgate/hatch was misaligned from my factory ordered Escape. have sent it to dealer TWICE. They got it a little better, but is still not as good as the ones I see on the lot. Brakes made very loud high-pitched sounds when coming to a stop. This is after they have heated up. 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2014
  Front passenger side door needed to be adjusted so it aligned with the body better. Not a big issue, took about 15 minutes to adjust. 
Ford Escape in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
3500 mi   Windshield Wipers needed adjustment. 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2012 - Jun 2014
2480 mi   Sticky Door Handle. 
4960   squiky brake pedal. loose trim piece. 
8680   Fuel Gauge error requiring firmware update (TSB) 
15500   Pop sound in exhaust. Repaired as per TSB. 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2014
1000 mi   Myford touch started glitching. Menus became blank and options disappeared including the master reset option. Dealer tech pulled battery connector to hard reset system. Nav stopped accepting commands. 
2000   GPS takes too long to acquire signal; dealer upgraded myford touch to 3.5.1 with no change in the issue 
4000   GPS took a long time to lock and would lose location sometimes, dealer applied TSB 13-4-20 (replaced GPS module and vracket), and location acquisition is now much quicker. 

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2013 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
May 2012 - Apr 2014
4000 mi   Power liftgate not latching. GATE MECHANICLY NOT LATCHING CORRECTLY- REMOVED LOWER TRIM PANELS TO ACCESS AND ADJUST STRIKER AND ADJ FOR CORRECT GATE CLOSE FIT-REASSEMBLED reprogrammed module 

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2013 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Jul 2012 - Jun 2014
2000 mi   Tilt wheel would not tilt. Ford had to replace entire steering column at 1,500 miles. Works fine now but came that way from factory. Quality first? 
7000   Odor of coolant after driving. Had to replace degas tank to correct. SYNC system went out. Said entertainment system is unavailable. POOR MPG's. Advertised as 30mpg highway. Never better than 23. Ford knows of issue and will come out with a re-flash for the engine software this summer. That is what I was told by dealer. 
15000   Coolant odor. 3rd trip into shop they decided water pump defective. Dealer performed recall for cooling system also. Dealer also replaced exhaust system due to popping noise when starting engine cold in morning. They also flashed computer 

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