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2005 Ford Escape Transmission Problems

147 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Ford Escape. 21 of these members (14.3%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 29 transmission repairs to 2005 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2005 Ford Escape problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2005 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

Chart based on 195 repairs.

2005 Ford Escape transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 39 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

Engine not specified

53940 mi C $250 the rear end differential needs to be replaced as the bearings are wearing out. Ford says that the replacement part costs $2200.00 / $3600 installed. None of the Escape forums list this kind of problem. 
54560   CLUTCH OF REAREND ASSEMBLY PREMATURELY WORN OUT. METAL FILINGS FOUND IN REAREND OIL. HAD TO REPLACE ENTIRE ASSEMBLY WITH USED PART AS NEW PART TOO EXPENSIVE TO REPLACE. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

81000 mi US $1000 The torque converter was bad and had to be replaced. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

75020 mi C $333 The pinion seal and both axle seals on the rear dif. were leaking; told this is somewhat common for the age of the vehicle / driving in Canada. 
63240 C $112 Pinion seal/gasket reported 'seeping' during former repair, but was not critical. Repaired along with other warranty item. 
85000 US $4400 Vehicle wouldn't drive, replaced transmission. 
109000 US $360 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. 
115000   Vibration from U-joints on rear drive shaft. 
27900   ABS and AWD light coming in. Replace right front axle due to abs pick up ring broken off 
42780 C $170 Left front axle broke at c.v. joint. $170 for the axle, 1.5 hrs labour 
44640   replace broken left front axle $170 for the axle, $130 for labour 
94000 US $361 Replaced center driveshaft U-Joint 
94000 US $350 Carrier Bearing in Front Differential 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD

98000 mi   Rear differential replaced. 

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