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2011 Ford Escape Transmission Problems

79 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2011 Ford Escape. 7 of these members (8.9%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 8 transmission repairs to 2011 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.1 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 2011 Ford Escape problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2011 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

Chart based on 47 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2011 Ford Escape repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2011 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

10000 mi   Car was shifting irregularly. Hard shifts in morning, felt like it would almost be stuck in gear then shift very hard to next gear. After reflash it's bad as it used to be. However it still does not feel right.  

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2011 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

5000 mi   Transmission was leaking with only 4,000 miles on it. 
8000   Transmission leaking yet again. 
53940 C $60 ECU reprogrammed with new shift strategy to correct shift shift flare from 3rd to 4th gear when cold. 
20260   seal leaking. removed transfer case, split it, replaced the left seal and the RT trans seal. 

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2011 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

15000 mi   Intermittent harsh 1-2 or harsh 5-6 shift. TSB 12-6-12 applied (reprogramed the PCM). 

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2011 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic AWD

22000 mi   Hard first one/two shift during cold weather. Kept overnight to duplicate. Transmission reset and programing re-flashed. 
54000 US $50 Transmission shifting rough; tech reprogramed computer 

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