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2008 Ford Edge repairs by problem area

Engine (16%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (24%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (3%)

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2008 Ford Edge electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (76%)

Chart based on 41 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

22600 mi Battery was replaced under warranty. 
24800 mi Trunk would not close with remote or with button inside vehicle. Replaced motor under warranty.  
31000 mi power tailgate n/w. replaced latch and motor under warranty. second time this repair has been done under warranty. 
45260 mi power lift gate not working. problem not resolved, dealer tried a smart junction box, module and now waiting for a motor. 
45860 mi ford changed the module and liftgate motor.  
74400 mi Power lift gate not working 
88660 mi Power tail gate not working. 
58000 mi

US $125
Had to replace battery. 
99000 mi

US $120
Battery would not hold a charge. We replaced the battery. 
7000 mi Sync system is so noisy from road noise. The person I am speaking with can bearly understand or hear me until the car is sitting still. 
23000 mi Sync system continues to be noisy and the sync computer shut down the radio, USB.  
19000 mi Had a faulty tire pressure sensor in right front tire. Diagnosed and repaired in one day under warrenty 
32000 mi radio buttons on steering wheel not working, dealer could not duplicate. 
110000 mi

US $100
Alternator not producing enough output. Replaced alternator. Backup sensor failure. Replaced sensor. 
79000 mi

US $89
Car would not start. Had it towed to dealer. They found a broken terminal on the battery cable down at the starter. 

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2008 Ford Edge 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

66340 mi

AC Evaporator core devveloped a leak. AC was cooling only on passenger side for about a week. later it stopped cooling all together. To replace the core, the whole dashboard had to be dismantled. 
77440 mi

TPMS Sensor rear left tire defective. 
32000 mi Passenger rear blinker out. Was still covered under warranty. Replaced. But nothing done with warning light for air low in tires. Had to come back again for them to put air in tire. When it should have been done while car was at Ford dealer A/C doesn't put out enough air to cool down car in Summer. Was told that intake vents are too large for the fan to blow enough air. They are 3.5in, rather than 2.5in. Air isn't concentrated enough to blow out of vent & efficiently cool car. 
73000 mi

US $800
Wiper Motor 
62000 mi

US $650
The heating element in the drivers side seat failed and had to be replaced 
21000 mi Battery discharged overnight to 7.4v without explaination.  
58500 mi

US $65
Transponder key failure. Car security system would not permit use of the key to start the car. Replaced and programmed new key. 
3200 mi

US $50
Sync update for improved device integration. No improvement noticed. 
6000 mi Defective Microsoft Sync module. 
14000 mi Sync acting up  
72000 mi

US $1192
Gas light on and squealing brakes 
2500 mi Drivers memory seat and easy entry/exit loose the personal settings entered. Have to reset seat settings only to loose again within days. Electric drivers memory seat positions 1 and 2 loose there settings as well as easy entry/exit stops working. Dealer could not reproduce problem but problem still exists. 
20000 mi Twice within 4 months the speedometer went to zero even though traveling 20 to 40 mph, odometer went to all dashes and no power from transmission. Ocassionally downshifted hard. Codes store in computer and was reset. Time will tell. 
1000 mi Poor quality audio from navigation system voice. Audio fine for Sync and music. Dealer claimed no problem, no fix. 
31000 mi Sync system stopped working (no bluetooth, phone, or USB music) 
50000 mi

US $75
Rear Stereo Amp stopped working.  
16100 mi Automatic dusk to dawn headlight sensor defective, replaced while I waited, out in half an hour. 
4000 mi Reset SYNC fuse - no sound from usb. 
5000 mi Rear tail light bulb replaced 
7000 mi Reset SYNC fuse - no sound from usb. 
16000 mi Wiring harness for passenger headlight had to be replaced as headlight would not come on. 
19000 mi Tire presure sencer malfunction 
30000 mi Rear tail light sockets burnt 
37100 mi Mike for sync stoped working mike for sync replaced 
50000 mi

US $50
HVAC Blower was bad, Replaced blower motor. 
57000 mi Condensate drain plugged. Locate tube under carpet to right of gas pedal. Disconnect from floor, blow air into disconnected drain tube to clear the blockage. 
40920 mi Power hatch getting stuck. 
48660 mi Power trunk doesn't always close succesfully. 
39260 mi

C $150
Battery...again ! The first one was done within six months of purchasing the vehicle and was done under warranty, but, the replacement is no longer holding a charge. 

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2008 Ford Edge Electrical Problems

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