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2003 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (1%)

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2003 Ford Escape body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (25%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2003 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

105000 mi

US $20
Interior fabric on passenger side door panel cam loose, removed & reapplied the adhesive then stuck the fabric back in place. 
106000 mi Reattached the drivers side door trim fabric. 

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2003 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

145000 mi

US $1200
Subframe rusted out. 
107260 mi

C $200
Sunroof not working. Plastic bracket attached to the driving cable broken. Replaced with after market aluminum ones. 

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2003 Ford Escape Body Problems

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