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2011 Ford Escape Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

77 TrueDelta members own a 2011 Ford Escape. 7 of these members (9.1%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 8 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2011 Ford Escapes--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2011 Ford Escape problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2011 Ford Escape problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2011 Ford Escape problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2011 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

30% of the 2011 Ford Escape repairs were to the engine, 20% to the transmission, 3% to the brakes, 20% to the suspension, 15% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 10% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 40 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2011 Ford Escape Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2011 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 0    
10000 0 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

Ford Escape in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 0    
5000 0 Transmission was leaking with only 4,000 miles on it. 
8000 0 Transmission leaking yet again. 
 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 0    
53940 60 ECU reprogrammed with new shift strategy to correct shift shift flare from 3rd to 4th gear when cold. 
65720  
Ford Escape in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 0    
20260 0 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

Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 0    
15000 0 Intermittent harsh 1-2 or harsh 5-6 shift. TSB 12-6-12 applied (reprogramed the PCM). 
22000  

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2011 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

171-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 12000    
22000 0 Hard first one/two shift during cold weather. Kept overnight to duplicate. Transmission reset and programing re-flashed. 
 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 0    
54000 50 Transmission shifting rough; tech reprogramed computer 
 

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