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2007 Ford Escape repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

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

Other (7%)

Chart based on 107 repairs.
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2007 Ford Escape repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (34%)

< $100 (37%)

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Chart based on 93 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2007 - Jul 2013
Jan 2007

515 mi
retainer clip came off and booth leather go caught and tore. Replaced hand brake book 
Aug 2011

63360 mi

C $2338
auto trans diagnosis/repair: 7000F: replace gasket, hub asy, plate asy-drive/clutch/clutch press, seal, screen asy, trans asy; 7000A2: trans asy overhaul 7000A13:main control valve overhaul 7000A4: converter asy contamination inspection 
Jan 2012

7115 mi

C $490
Code C1233-20; LF wheel speed sensor signal missing. Found broken LF wheel speed tone ring. Replaced LF wheel, tire tie rod, axle nut, brake caliper bracket, rotor, sterring knuckle/strut. R&R wheeel speed tone ring. 
May 2013

85331 mi

C $413
Replace RR PW window regulator 
Jul 2013

84940 mi

C $4181
veh. stalled w/o indication. DTC's passed, oasis no SSM found.Swapped in new IAC,concern still present. installed old IAC monitored PIDs found torque convertor(TC)staying on. TC found sealed so replaced transmission with used one 108Kkm 2008 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Jan 2013 - May 2019
Jul 2013

54700 mi

US $70
power window regulator 
May 2014

68000 mi

US $45
A/C refrigerant refill 
Sep 2016

96000 mi

US $945
leaked compressor, replaced Battery replaced Rear Window support arm, provides week support. Lift support arm (2), replaced 
Mar 2017

108000 mi

US $50
Driver Front Window wouldn't closed all the way. Replaced Power Window Regulator and Motor Assembly 
May 2017

114000 mi

US $1169
Check Engine lights on, engine misfire Coils replaced. 
Jan 2019

121000 mi

US $960
AC not cooling, while compressor runs and no leak in the system. Lines are blocked by debris, compressor, accumulator, suction hose and liquid hose replaced and system recharged. 
Apr 2019

121000 mi

US $20
leather on the inside of the door peeling off 
Ford Escape in Manitoba, Canada
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

35960 mi

C $200
Alternator and battery replaced under warranty. Front steering assembly repaired under warranty. Some additional costs to me for wheel alignment on other 3 wheels 
Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

3250 mi
ABS sensor on rear left wheel broken 
Ford Escape in Oregon, United States
Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
Oct 2012

113500 mi

US $150
Replaced brake master cylinder. Brake pedal would slowly go to the floor while pushing on it. 

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2007 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

100440 mi

C $4600
Slipping tranny. Had to be rebuilt. Twice. 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2008 - Sep 2013
Jan 2011

28000 mi

US $32
 
Jul 2012

37000 mi

US $130
Right rear passenger window wouldn't work. Motor was replaced. 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2013
Jan 2012

100000 mi

US $300
The CV shaft was going bad and setoff the antilock brake and 4wd warning lights. 
Sep 2013

117000 mi

US $480
The battery light came on, I attempted to drive the vehicle home and the alternator died approx. 15 miles away from the point the light originally appeared. In shop for 1 day, approx. 4 hour repair. 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - Oct 2017
May 2010

60500 mi

US $45500
engine needed -replaced due to timing belt tensioner broke and went inside the engine 
Dec 2011

69000 mi

US $400
window regulator another window regulator failed a couple weeks later, replaced at same time 
Mar 2014

126000 mi

US $70
Water pump started leaking and needed replaced 
Jan 2016

US $150
I HAD TO HAVE SENSORS AND FUEL PARTS REPLACED 
Ford Escape in Manitoba, Canada
Oct 2011 - Jan 2015
Oct 2012

37820 mi

C $281
Check emissions system. Check engine light on scan PO303, PO316. Test system cyl no. 3 coil - no good. Replace cylinder no. 3 coil. 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2008 - Jul 2016
May 2012

62200 mi
Toner Ring Cracked, had to be replaced. When lights are on, and right turn indicator was flipped, high beams would turn on. 
May 2015

88400 mi

US $1400
Tone Ring and pads/rotors front. front and rear drivers windows inoperable. Tie Rod passenger side needed replacement. 
Mar 2016

98000 mi

US $200
Replaced rear shocks 
Jul 2016

101000 mi

US $2600
Complete rebuild of transmission. O/D light started flashing with no other warning car was having trouble moving from first to second gear. Figured 2600 was better than buying a new car, but after this I am not happy with FORD products. 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
- Jan 2007
Jan 2007

10000 mi
Bumper fasteners had fallen off and bumper was hanging low on driver side. Ford replaced under warranty. 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2017 - Nov 2017
Oct 2017

104780 mi

C $75
Noise from front end when first starting from a stop. Replaced front right motor mount. Noise eliminated. 
Ford Escape in Washington, United States
Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
Aug 2015

144000 mi

US $1602
Replaced Pcm module 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2018

145000 mi

US $559
L/F bub and wheel bearing 

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2007 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2013
May 2008

54000 mi

US $65
Idler pulley bearing starting making noise and had to be replaced 
Jan 2011

125000 mi

US $1
Back up light switch stopped working, removed and repaired. 
Sep 2011

176000 mi

US $5
Tone ring broke, brazed it in place. 
Jun 2012

195000 mi

US $5
Had to replace repaired tone ring, but the vehicle has 195,000 miles at this time 

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2007 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Mar 2012 - Feb 2016
Aug 2014

129000 mi

US $300
axle assembly ABS 
Nov 2014

129600 mi

US $2500
No second gear. Complete rebuild of transmission. 
Nov 2015

135000 mi

US $310
ABS light came on. Replaced axle assembly. (Tone ring). 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2017
Apr 2008

21824 mi
leak at high side on ac repaired and ac recharged manufacture warranty 
Aug 2012

96700 mi
Belt Tensioner seemed to make unusual noise for a long time when running ac, until acceleration Dealer reported to a different customer on a thread that I researched that it was a characteristic of this car, so it was let go for a long time. 
Sep 2015

161000 mi
Battery light came on. Immediately got a new battery, light came on again went right to a shop. Alternator failure, replaced. Noise when engine fan running,Replace tensioner and belt. 
Ford Escape in Kansas, United States
Jun 2008 - Nov 2009
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Jun 2006 - Oct 2009
Oct 2006

50 mi
Defective alternator when newly purchased...dealer replaced under warranty. 

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2007 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford Escape in California, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2018
Feb 2011

58300 mi

US $35
Service Soon beep and warning light. DTC B1239 (a special Ford code). Replaced blend door actuator, a part of the traction battery cooling system. Has been OK for 2 weeks now. 
May 2011

61000 mi

US $220
Replaced rear shocks to prepare for a long trip. Were starting to show signs of wear. 
Mar 2012

78000 mi

US $310
Replaced the motor electronics cooling system (MECS) pump because it was overheating. Fairly common w early Escape hybrids. Labor $100. Parts $210. 
Apr 2012

78700 mi

US $593
"Stop safely now" warning. Replaced a second (different) cooling pump in the hybrid system. The previous repair, the most common cause of such overheating, didn't fix the problem. This one did. 
Nov 2013

103600 mi

US $450
replace worn tie rod ends, plus 4-wheel alignment 
Apr 2015

125500 mi

US $460
Replace thermostat, flush and refill cooling system, flush and refill hybrid cooling system. 
May 2016

140000 mi

US $260
Replaced 4 tire-pressure monitoring units (at a tire shop) because warning light, "Tire Pressure Sensor Fault" was coming on every day or two. Sadly the warnings still come on, and the shop agrees to a refund. Now have ordered OEM sensors. 
Jun 2017

162000 mi

US $12
Replace left headlamp 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jul 2015 - Sep 2018
Sep 2015

125000 mi

US $850
Thermostat broken. Emission system light came on. Inner and outer tie rods replaced. 
Mar 2017

133000 mi

US $850
A/C Compressor was leaking and had to be replaced ($600), the remainder of the services were planned maintenance. 
Aug 2018

141000 mi

US $1100
Power steering broke down. Rack needed to be replaced + lower part of steering column. 
Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Jun 2008 - Aug 2013
Mar 2009

47000 mi

US $17
Minor slow emissions leak - replaced after-market locking gas cap. 
Apr 2011

84000 mi

US $470
Hybrid battery ventillation door actuator intermittent - replaced and reflashed module. Part cost $44, $405 labor and diagnostic fees. 
Jun 2011

89000 mi

US $74
A/C weak performance in urban setting; okay during hwy driving. Dealer recommended compressor replacement. Another shop reported high refrigerant pressures, suggested restriction/blockage. Hybrid service info unavail; not released by Ford. 
Apr 2012

102000 mi

US $115
AC system problems: leak in system, incorrect pressures. Fill system and charge with dye. Return visit to understand leak. More repairs pending. 
Jun 2012

104000 mi

US $260
Hybrid battery evaporator and comfort cooling evaporator had obstructions. Clean and repl orifice tube. Repl dryer/filter and recharge. System better but not 100%. 
Mar 2013

119000 mi

US $278
Replace blower fan switch Replaced dash lights. 
Jun 2013

122000 mi

US $70
Diagnosis only, no repairs. 
Aug 2013

123000 mi

US $750
Prior trip to dealer recommended compressor, accumulator, thermal control valve replacement for $2200 estimated repairs,Found evidence of refrigerant leak.I replaced those parts plus the serpentine belt for about $700. Paid a friend to help 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2015
Feb 2013

66000 mi

US $1000
The power steering went out. The Power Steering Control Module was found to be faulty and was replaced. I'm lucky the part went out in my driveway and not on the freeway. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

US $32
Previously, yellow wrench light came on and off. Found out it's the blend door for hybrid battery cooling. Dealer wants $500. Bought the part $32 and replaced it myself based on a Youtube video. FORD should have a recall since so many Hybrids have this. 
Feb 2018

94000 mi

US $25
Back window hydraulic lifts needed replacing 
Ford Escape in Oregon, United States
Jun 2009 - Sep 2018
Jul 2009

43800 mi

US $600
Engine system coolant pump was replaced. The Service Engine Soon light continued to come on randomly approximately 3x weekly since this time. We had it looked at when it was time for scheduled maintainence. Computer needed reset. Engine system coolant pump replaced. Not under warranty. Service soon light coming on occasionally for a month with increasing frequency. Light continued to come on 3x weekly after repair. 
Aug 2009

44500 mi
Navigation system not working intermittently. Screen dimming, flipping through pages randomly, turning on and off on own,sound not loud enough. Via phone dealer says it sounds like the control head, entire unit needs replaced. We did not fix. Est $500. 
Dec 2009

48000 mi
Ongoing problem with check engine light. Replaced engine system coolant pump x2 and light still coming on. System reset as well. Found out that the door to the hybrid battery in this system was not working properly. Not urgent, delaying repair $$$ 
Apr 2010

58100 mi

US $250
Door to hybrid battery compartment replaced. Service soon light kept coming on 3x/week. Had previously replaced pump twice only to find out it was this door instead. Door to hybrid battery compartment replaced. Service soon light kept coming on 3x/week. Had previously replaced pump twice only to find out it was this door instead. 
Aug 2010

65400 mi
12v battery going dead when ignition turned on but car not running for 30min, happened mulitiple times. Dealer said battery fine, replaced anyway and problem stopped. Believe damage to battery is due to Nav CD player malfunction. Nav system on fritz, going on and off on own, trying to eject cd continuiously but unsuccessfully, did not fix due to cost, repaired on own quite successfully by hitting the dashboard just above the Nav system with fist. Works great!! 
Sep 2012

105000 mi

US $150
Windshield wipers detached from the frame and needed to be welded into place. Windsheild wipers detached from the frame and needed to be welded into place. 
Mar 2015

169000 mi

US $200
Steering wheel loose. Steering wheel was loose and bolts were tightened. 
Sep 2015

180000 mi

US $60
The power steering quit working. The repair costs more than the car. Opted not to repair. Driving is now a good upper body workout. 
Jun 2017

226000 mi

US $800
AC quit working several years ago. We finally had it recharged. Tie rods replaced. 
Jan 2018

240000 mi

US $1100
Binding throttle. Cleaned and reprogrammed the tool body. Fan to hybrid battery quit working. 
Feb 2018

240000 mi

US $497
Exhaust valve was replaced at 241,573 miles. Total price labor and parts was $497. The check engine light came on. 
Aug 2018

255000 mi

US $800
Calipers were replaced. Steering column and brake peddle were shaking when brakes were applied. Also replaced rotors and pads. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Nov 2009 - Oct 2017
Mar 2010

33000 mi

US $804
Car had a jerk forward around 12mph when decelerating 10% of time. Ford hotline said normal when hybrid battery overcharged. Second repair trip found cracked ABS ring on rt front wheel that sent erroneous signal confusing system, causing jerk. Rattle in front end was worn/damaged bushings and extensions of stabilizer bar links 
Jun 2010

37000 mi

US $1100
Lost all freon due to leak/hole in condenser 
May 2013

75000 mi

US $275
Ring on axle broke (second time also happened earlier on the front). This makes the antilock sense differently and more often operate erratically 
Jun 2014

95000 mi

US $2500
All 4 tie rod ends replaced. Too much play 
May 2015

110400 mi

US $1300
Replaced control arm and all joint due to a worn socket 
Nov 2015

118000 mi

US $225
Broken shock absorbers in rear 
Oct 2017

166000 mi

US $1800
Front hose blew. Reduces function. Replaced both front rubber hoses. Bled system 

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2007 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Oct 2012
Mar 2012

45260 mi
Weak battery, after sitting for weekend would be dead- replaced 
Jun 2012

46500 mi

C $700
Condensor failed, had to be replaced 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Jun 2008 - Apr 2012
Feb 2011

55000 mi

US $280
Problem: ABS light and 4x4 light intermittently went on (could feel it activate). Dealer diagnosed replaced LF tone ring. 
Jul 2011

58200 mi

US $220
tone ring replacement. This is the "other side" from the repair 6 months ago. They took ~$100 off the bill as the two repairs were so close. 
Apr 2012

62000 mi

US $330
blend door replacement? $34 part with lots of labor to access (removal of dash) 

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2006 Ford Escape

Engine not specified

Ford Escape in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

114000 mi

US $335
Stabilizer replaced 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

64000 mi

US $700
Batt lamp came on and alternator failed and was replaced 
Jan 2015

38300 mi

US $1100
exhaust leak noise under hood oil leak at front of engine 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2011

78000 mi

US $2400
Torque converter died, caused overpressure which killed the transmission. Had to totally rebuild transmission. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
- Aug 2010
Aug 2010

106000 mi

US $103
Changed Battery. Battery would not hold Charge. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Feb 2014 - Mar 2018
Nov 2017

125000 mi

US $500
Engine was having problems when going from 40 to 70 mph, and would stutter. Spark plugs were replaced around 100K by the dealer and noticed a rougher idle after the job. Found out it was a ignition coil problem on the 2nd cylinder. Replaced by a different shop who diagnosed the problem. 
Mar 2018

161000 mi

US $250
Replacing front rotors and pads, as well as brake shoes in the back for the first time. Doing oil change as well.  Need to replace shocks, tie rods, some other suspension pieces next. Begin to be worn. Also need to replace front 2 tires due to extensive wear. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jan 2008 - Nov 2014
Dec 2008

17000 mi
Warranty Work. Defective Turn Signal Sensor Replacement. High Beams switched on when using right turn signal with lights on. Ford Dealer Repair Manager friendly but took twice to correct the problem. Now repaired. 
Feb 2009

21000 mi
Right turn signal caused high beams to turn on. Warranty repair replaced faulty turn sensor. 
Jan 2013

59000 mi
The driver side socket for the low beam head lights shorted, which required replacement of socket connector. Used aftermarket part and 30 minutes time to splice now socket in place. 
Aug 2013

63000 mi

US $3700
Transmission replacement. Shift into drive still feels like neutral 
Ford Escape in South Carolina, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

US $35
Replaced ignition coil 
Apr 2017

218000 mi

US $40
Rear cylinder bank secondary O2 sensor 
Jun 2017

223000 mi

US $450
Tie rod ends replaced, requiring an alignment 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2017
Oct 2010

68800 mi

US $1008
While driving to Arizona my AC compressor failed in Kansas.  
Dec 2010

78000 mi
Worn bushing and bad seal on driver side front axle / transmission interface. 
Jul 2011

83000 mi

US $220
ABS and AWD Warning lights came on. Diagnostics found bad Rt Frt Speed Sensor and cracked ABS Ring. I replaced the sensor myself, I paid a shop to replace the ABS Ring on the Frt Rt Half Shaft. Right Frt ABS Ring cracked and ABS sensor failed. Replaced sensor myself ($67.00 for the part). Took car to shop to have ABS ring replaced. 147.00 total includes hub nut and new ABS ring, taxes, labor. 
Mar 2012

96000 mi

US $92
Replaced worn sway bar end links to clear clunking noise in front suspension 
Aug 2014

117700 mi

US $600
Installed new KYB Quick Struts and KYB shocks on rear of vehicle 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Nov 2011
Jan 2011

81000 mi
Realized cruise control didn't work, dealer ordered a relay. 
Feb 2011

82000 mi
The dealership replaced the relay for the cruise and that didn't fix the issue... now they say it's some kind of switch so they ordered that part... I'm on my 4th time back to the dealership for them to fix this... NOT HAPPY WITH THEM! 
Mar 2011

83000 mi
Problem is not the switch. Now saying it's the wiring..just now offering me a loaner however I need to pick the loaner up during the week since the loaner people aren't there on sat 
Apr 2011

84000 mi
Finally fixed cruise...only prob is the amber light when you 1st turn the cruise on isn't working but the green light when the cruse is engaged does work...guess will live with it since it does work just not as it should. 
Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Jun 2009 - Apr 2011
Mar 2010

68000 mi

US $50
Loose radio wire. 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2013
Jan 2012

US $600
Sway bar was replaced 
Ford Escape in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2015
Dec 2010

94000 mi

US $100
DPFE sensor replaced. 
Feb 2011

96000 mi

US $17
Engine missing at around 45 mph but check engine light not turning on. Changed Coil On Plug on #5 cylinder. Problem fixed. 
Dec 2015

136000 mi

US $3100
2nd gear stopped working. Needed to have transmission rebuilt. 
Ford Escape in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2011

91000 mi

US $145
Wiper fluid was not squirting. Dealer flushed out the system. 
May 2018

151000 mi

US $475
Both front brake calipers sticking and required replacement. 
Ford Escape in Maine, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2009
Dec 2007

18000 mi
front windshield washer fluid dumping on ground due to broken hose under passenger front wheel well. 
Feb 2008

18000 mi
Driver's side window very loud squeak. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2018
Mar 2011

41000 mi

US $810
Alternator failed, required replacement. High cost is attributable to labor. Drivetrain requires removal for access to alternator. Alternator replaced. Required 4+ hours of labor, as the front axle needed to be removed to get access to the alternator. 
Aug 2011

43300 mi

US $340
ABS Warning Light illuminates, with intermittent flashing of the 4WD indicator. Research indicates likely cause is cracked ABS Tone Ring. (Apparently common problem) Bring to mechanic to replace Left Front ABS Tone Ring (was cracked). 
Sep 2015

69000 mi

US $400
Replace cracked ABS Tone Ring 
Dec 2017

84000 mi

US $460
Noticed whirring sound coming from under the hood. The pulsing whirring sound was proportional to wheel speed. Brought to shop. Replaced RF wheel bearing and hub. 
Ford Escape in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Aug 2011 - Mar 2012
Sep 2011

46500 mi

C $2000
Suspension repairs were required in order to pass safety inspection. The safety inspection had to be passed in order to transfer the vehicle's registration to my name (I just bought it as a used vehicle through a private sale.) 
Mar 2012

48360 mi

C $450
Brake calipers were seized on front left wheel. Calipers, pads, rotors and flex hoses were replaced on both front wheels. 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Jan 2008 - Jan 2013
Apr 2008

20000 mi
Window mechanism was loose, needed new parts. Replaced rear wiper arm. 
May 2008

20000 mi

US $30
Rear hatch noise. Hatch removed and reinstalled. 
Jul 2010

39500 mi

US $200
Transfer case was replaced 
Mar 2012

56000 mi

US $700
Differential seals replaced 
May 2012

58000 mi

US $700
Bad wheel bearing and tie rod ends also replaced control arms Expansion bottle on radiator split 
Sep 2012

63000 mi

US $300
A ring ABS sensing ring replaced 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

56420 mi

C $650
Alternator failed. needed to be replaced. it killed the battery in the process 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2009 - May 2015
Apr 2010

61000 mi

US $20
ABS light came on as well as the 4wd light would intermittently flash and also sometimes the abs would activate at a lower speed. After visual inspection found that the tone ring was cracked on the left front. Replaced with new tone ring. 
Jan 2012

87000 mi

US $80
Had a clunking coming from the front end area. Noted the most likely diagnosis was the stabilizer bar links as these fail frequently. Replaced with moog aftermarket links that can be lubricated. 
Mar 2012

89000 mi

US $10
Had a light out in the dash. Removed and replaced all lights in the dash. 
Feb 2014

112000 mi

US $82
I was getting a rattling noise when going over bumps in the front left. The shop replaced the tie rod end on that side and the rattling is gone. 
Oct 2014

124000 mi

US $20
Driving down the road the abs and 4wheel drive lights came on and I new that the problem was a tone ring cracked because a couple of years earlier I had the same problem. This time it was on the opposite side of the previous one. 
Feb 2015

129000 mi

US $400
The left front wheel bearing was worn out and replaced. When the shop was doing the alignment they blew the left front brake line so that was replaced. 
Ford Escape in Georgia, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2017
Aug 2014

149300 mi

US $160
Bad ignition coil 
Jan 2015

136200 mi

US $2500
Gears two and four became unusable. 
Mar 2015

162000 mi

US $600
Cruise control stopped working. Dash light would come on, it thought it engaged cruise control, but it wouldn't maintain speed. 
Jan 2017

162200 mi

US $160
Bad #3 coil pack 
Apr 2017

198000 mi

US $50
Bad #4 coil pack 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Dec 2015
Jun 2010

32240 mi

C $700
Worn ball joints, after 50000 kms 
Jul 2010

32860 mi

C $10
Decided to get second opinion (dealer gave first one) Had Mechanic check ball joints on hoist, he said and I concurred, no indication my car needed repair, he was not aware of dealers notice. My charge : $10.00 
Jul 2012

45260 mi

C $1200
rattle, brakes service, parking break cable snapped drive shaft U joint, rear axle seals and gasket 
Aug 2012

45260 mi

C $740
Battery not charging, replaced charging system 
Aug 2013

53320 mi

C $350
front wheel bearings 
Nov 2013

54560 mi

C $210
Rear tailgate window and rear tailgate gasket 
Mar 2014

55800 mi

C $1000
Lower Control arm? realignment part of repair. 
Jun 2014

57040 mi

C $45
Noticed water on driver side floor (a lot) found more on both passenger side and rear floors.Tailgate gaskets were in poor shape, so replaced them first. This is a work in progress. Floor carpet removed and dried, leak test scheduled. Door gaskets may have to be replaced. Trying to trace water leaks by rust patterns on back of carpet. may have to replace door or body gaskets if indicated. No detailed info available online Floor mats soaked (both sides) more on drivers side. Unplugged drain holes flushed, removed floormat dried, sanded and primed considerable rust no perforations. 
Jul 2014

58280 mi

C $78
Sunroof drain ports clogged, cleared flushed also front below windshield drain system cleared. Leaks stopped 
Dec 2014

60760 mi

C $1350
Cruise control switching off after 2, 5, 10, minutes running time (intermittent) Right hand tie rod end loose. 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2009 - Mar 2016
Oct 2009

35784 mi
Purchased car. Previous owner noted only items that needed repair were the rear window wiper motor replaced and battery needed replacing. 
Jan 2014

68500 mi

US $18
ABS tone ring cracked - very common problem. Known weak design. Ford also decided to use 9mm hex bolts for the caliper - which is a very odd size. I would love to know why this size was chosen. 
Apr 2015

97200 mi

US $100
Repaired rusted through rear quarter panels so typical on Ford Escapes. Disappointed in Ford's corrosion protection. 
Oct 2015

98200 mi

US $75
Passenger rear wheel well started making noise. Removed inside panels and found excessive rusted thru panel. Holes thru floor - can see tire from inside of car. Research shows this is a common problem. Dealer charges over 2k to repair. 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2014

158720 mi

C $15
ABS Tone ring rusted open. Bought a new ring and replaced. Cost of new ring under $12. 
Dec 2014

158720 mi

C $20
IAC clogged resulting in rough idle. Cleaned and replaced gasket. 
Jan 2015

173260 mi

C $20
Other ABS Tone ring in the front cracked from rust. Had to repair 
Mar 2015

162440 mi

C $50
Front brake hoses cracked on both sides. Replaced both hoses in the front. Back hoses look fine. 
Jul 2015

168200 mi

C $200
Ball joint worn on passenger side. Heard clunking noise anytime there was rough pavement. Replaced entire control arm with ball joints on both sides as this was cheaper than just the ball joints. Also replaced both stabilizer links. 
Dec 2015

175460 mi

C $30
Oil sending unit faulty, engine oil light would come on sporadically. Replaced. 
Jun 2017

202120 mi

C $30
PCV valve replaced 
Feb 2018

210800 mi

C $50
Vehicle was pulling up a code. Faulty fuel sensor. Replaced. Code reset and no re-occurrence of codes. 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Escape in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Jul 2020
Jun 2007

18700 mi
Warranty power steering hose replacement for leaking hose at 5,000 mi.. Dealer had trouble getting part and verifying the problem until a year later. 
Jun 2008

24400 mi
Warranty motor mount replacement. 
Jul 2008

25100 mi
Warranty dead battery replacement. 
Nov 2010

35900 mi

US $80
Replaced both outer tie rod ends.The dust boots were deteriorated/crumbly.Ford rubber,it seems,to me,is of inferior quality.Hope the new rubber holds up. Overall the rubber I've replaced include tie rod ends,motor mount&windshield cowl. Replaced both outer tie rod ends.The dust boots were deteriorated/crumbly.Ford rubber,it seems,to me,is of inferior quality.Hope the new rubber holds up. Overall the rubber I've replaced include tie rod ends,motor mount&windshield cowl. 
May 2016

78000 mi

US $970
Thermostat stuck open PCV hose leak 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2018
Aug 2010

90000 mi

US $5
Gas pedal sticks sometimes causing undesired operation. Pedal hinge points inside cabin were lubricated, no help. Later found Throttle Body valve coked up with grime, causing valve to bind within T/B bore. Cleaned T/B & valve, Ops normal. 
May 2011

111000 mi

US $33
When gear selector in Reverse, back-up lights flicker, operation is intermittent. This is regardless of vehicle position or motion. Troubleshot & found Reversing Lamp Switch faulty, resistance check out of limits. New switch ops check good. 
Nov 2012

161200 mi
161,487 MILES. CYL#3 BLEW SPARK PLUG. CHT SENSOR CONNECTOR RIPPED OFF AT BOTH WIRES. SPARK PLUG & IGNITION COIL PACK BOTH DESTROYED. CYL#3 SPARK PLUG BORE THREADS COMPLETELY STRIPPED. REQ'S NEW CYL HEAD OR ENGINE. NHTSA ODI NUMBER 10484858. 
Mar 2013

162000 mi

US $550
Repaired spark plug bore with insert, ignition coil pack, sensor, wires. 
Jun 2017

194600 mi

US $50
Front Left Window Regulator Died, plastic cable guides mounted to the motor failed and allowed pulley cables to tangle and seize motor. New assy required. 
Jul 2017

196322 mi

US $750
Getting off the freeway, I stepped on the clutch as I was slowing down so that I could down-shift. I quickly realized that the shifter was stuck in 5th. I pumped the clutch to see if that would help, but it didn't. Halfway down the Off Ramp I gave the shifter a firm tug and managed to get it into Neutral. When I tried to put it into 1st gear, no go, I was then stuck in Neutral, no other gear would engage. Had the shop treat the issue with a new Clutch Kit. 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2018
Mar 2007

8000 mi
Gas filler tube updated - couldn't use fast setting at pump. Rear suspension bushings replaced due to 'grunting' noises in rear. 
Apr 2008

15000 mi
Air conditioner was intermittant and often did not blow cold. Driver side rear door making knocking noises. Latches now appear greased. 
Feb 2009

23000 mi
Gas pedal felt 'sticky'. Throttle body assembly replaced. 
Mar 2012

52000 mi

US $248
Seat belt stuck in receptacle. When removed, could not be re-inserted. Had to special order the part, so used passenger receptacle in meantime. 
Jun 2016

99000 mi

US $1600
Would not upshift, and then would not engage and act like it was in neutral. Test showed low pressure. A part broke inside and damaged the transmission. Now it shifts better than new - no more 20mph 'kick' if the gas is let off. 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2010 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

51460 mi

C $250
Grinding sound when I braked, abs light came on while driving on dry roads, I stopped driving till I took it to the repair shop & tone ring replaced 
Ford Escape in North Carolina, United States
May 2015 - Aug 2017
Jul 2015

130500 mi

US $380
Wire harness had rubbed on cylinder head causing a short, throwing multiple system errors. Hard to diagnose! 
Jun 2016

156000 mi

US $90
Needed to replace battery 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Dec 2013 - May 2019
Mar 2014

143000 mi

US $180
Transmission to axel seal leaking. Replaced with generic brand and it leaked again. Then replaced with Ford product and no leaks currently. 
May 2014

145000 mi

US $172
Oil leak from main seal. And Excessive oil burn. Oil leak was slowed using a synthetic oil with "Restore" oil added in. That helped slow oil burn, but not enough.  
Jul 2015

156200 mi

US $460
voltage regulator in alternator failed, sent to shop to remove/replace alternator. 
Mar 2016

160000 mi

US $20
Valve cover leaking oil into spark plug wells and onto exhaust. Replaced gaskets. 
Sep 2017

170000 mi

US $500
Replaced Wheel bearing and steering alignment after repair 
Nov 2018

178000 mi

US $800
Would not start. New battery, Oil Fuel system cleaning, spark plugs etc. 
May 2019

185000 mi

US $120
Vehicle would not start. Similar as last time. Dealer believes timing chain came off, not sure of damage. Cost to repair estimate for head replacement $1900 was more than vehicle worth, especially since engine was burning quart per 500 miles. Sent to salvage yard. 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in New York, United States
Dec 2015 - Jul 2018
Feb 2016

82900 mi

US $2250
Transmission failure 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

195000 mi

US $596
Left wheel hub replaced.  Left tie rod also replaced after wear noticed. Realigned after repair. 
Oct 2015

198000 mi
Alternator Replaced in July. New alternator went bad so was replaced under warranty in October. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

176000 mi

US $1200
TRANSMISSION NEEDED TO BE REPLACED 
Ford Escape in Thailand
Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

80600 mi
Needed to replace the tie-rods bushings 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2010

81000 mi

US $200
no working air conditioning...checked system, replaced freon 
May 2012

103000 mi
Catastrophic engine failure! One day engine started knocking-no warning lights/no low oil light. 2 mechanics assessed it, both said it was a bearing/rod failure. Waiting on price quote to replace engine, but mechanic can't find a used one! 
Jun 2012

103000 mi

US $5300
replaced engine that failed in May with a Jasper engine with a warranty 
May 2013

116700 mi
car will not turn over to start when warm; must wait 10-15 minutes after shutting off engine before it will start again. 
Jun 2013

119000 mi

US $315
related to previous problem where car failed to restart after shutoff only when warm; mechanic said it could be starter 
Mar 2014

133000 mi

US $1000
transfer case leaking and noisy, needed replacement 
Nov 2014

145000 mi

US $2100
ABS sensor light was intermittently on, was replaced wheel bearings worn, replaced 
Jun 2018

153000 mi

US $900
Car stalled while driving, then was able to restart. Did this occasionally over a few days. Turns out the coolant was almost empty, and engine would automatically shut off to avoid overheating. Shop replaced coolant and two belts. Previous regular service did not indicate coolant leakage, nor was any found leaking under car in driveway. 
Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Nov 2007 - Sep 2018
Jun 2018

98000 mi

US $840
AWD and ABS lights blinking. ABS engaged when brakes applied until speeds over 25 MPH were reached. After 25 MPH speed, ABS didn't engage every time I applied the brakes. Also AWD system inoperative. All this due to cracked tone rings giving false speed signals to ABS and AWD computer. Replaced both left and right front axles due to cracked tone rings. 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford Escape in Arizona, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2017
Mar 2015

145793 mi

US $30
New waterpump New cv axle drivers side 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2014
Jun 2012

63000 mi

US $400
Wrench light on the dash was diagnosed as problem with the hybrid battery cooling system blend door motor. 
Dec 2014

87000 mi

US $300
Broken ABS on the left front wheel. Cracked brake hoses on both front wheels 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

123000 mi
ABS system, catastrophic failure, Hydraulic Control Unit is Bad!Repair will exceed the value of the car, Please if your an Escape Hybrid owner, Read on Internet "The Brakes that Broke the Bank" And sell your vehicle ASAP, 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Mar 2017 - Nov 2017
Nov 2017

150000 mi

US $900
Replaced transmission with used one from recycling yard Using oil, 1 quart per 100 miles. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2015
Jul 2013

71000 mi

US $446
Ford is currently replacing a 12 pin,12" long cable in vehicle. Based solely on diagnostic error code and manual to reference repair. No effort to truly troubleshoot the possible root cause. If this does not fix the problem, they will guess. 
Sep 2015

101000 mi

US $240
Rear passenger door ajar intermittenly/frequently occuring. Diagnostic cost $240 (1 hr). Sensor + new cable cost estimate ~$720. Have not repaired yet. Problem getting more frequent. 
Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Oct 2008 - Nov 2014
Dec 2010

106000 mi

US $375
The ABS light came on. A sensor "ring" was cracked. Dealer replaced. 
Jun 2012

142000 mi
Car died with "Pull Over Soon" message. High voltage coolant pump failed. Car died with "Pull Over Soon" message again. High voltage coolant pump was already replaced. Not sure what happened this time. Dealer thoroughly checked system, reset. 
Jan 2014

155000 mi

US $1700
The gas tank and fuel filler tube assembly were corroded and leaking fuel. New tank ($750) and tube assembly ($300) required. Plus labor. 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Oct 2010 - Dec 2011
May 2011

162000 mi

US $800
New inner and outer Tie rods 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Apr 2013 - Dec 2014
Sep 2013

121000 mi

US $30
Replaced the blend door actuator for the HV battery HVAC system 
Mar 2014

133000 mi

US $1018
Tie rod end bearings worn. Replaced during safety inspection 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

76000 mi

US $50
I was getting wrench light, Replaced blend door actuator that allows cooling air to get to battery, apperently a common issue, I hope this fixed it - was an intermintant light 

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2006 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD

Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2011
Dec 2007

49000 mi

US $81
Navigation system tracked auto behind true location. TSB issued on nav, and recalibration resolved problem. 
Mar 2011

73000 mi

US $500
Replaced U-joints. Replaced tie-rods. 
Ford Escape in New Hampshire, United States
Nov 2007 - Jan 2011
May 2010

65000 mi

US $850
inner tie rods both sides, also had another problem included in price above - check engine light was coming on - it was a problem with the fan for the battery (hybrid). check engine light was coming on - it was a problem with the fan for the battery (hybrid). 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2014 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

95000 mi

US $711
It was brought to a 3rd party who changed bearings which fixed the issue 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Aug 2015

182000 mi
Had a bad egr valve and/or sensor. Also had brake line issue, tie rods, rust on body. 
Ford Escape in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2013 - Apr 2014
Jan 2014

C $250
Cabin heater electrical pump failed 
Mar 2014

73160 mi

C $600
Parking brake completly rusted. Rear brake rotor rusted and noisy 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Feb 2009 - Jul 2014
Aug 2009

64000 mi

US $490
Replace loose inner tie rods 
Mar 2010

75000 mi

US $150
Replaced battery. Dead. 
Apr 2010

76719 mi

US $1183
Replaced bad Master Cylinder. It was calling for ABS randomly. Blew out the "smart box" too. Technicians were baffled. "Never seen this before." In touch with Detroit. Car in shop for 10 days. 
Jul 2010

82300 mi

US $912
Bad O-ring near A/C condenser. Had to remove entire front bumper to access. Also replaced front sway bar links. Machined all rotors. 
Dec 2010

89000 mi

US $687
Replaced bearings on either end of front right axle: transmission to wheel. 
Apr 2011

94000 mi

US $362
Left front bearing replaced. 
Aug 2011

99000 mi

US $300
All four valve stems were replaced. Slow leaks all around. Dealer resealed tires and balanced. I paid for valves. 
Jun 2013

131000 mi

US $1929
ABS engaged while decelerating. The ABS ring was cracked. Replaced. Lots of rattling up front. I knew this was coming but had not attended to it yet. Right side lower control arm and left side inner tie rod. 
Feb 2014

141800 mi

US $395
My RPM's were nearly 3000 in subzero weather for the first 15 minutes of driving. I wanted to know if this was weather related, or was my transmission telling me it was about to have problems. RPM's remained high for twenty minutes during the subzero weather. Dealer said had to clean the "throttle body".  Service manager told me we needed to "reprogram PCM." It was a software update. It cost me $150. I was not happy. Free on computers. It led to my digital display being inaccurate for the next 1000 miles. Service manager said engine battery failed test. It was replaced. 
Apr 2014

143500 mi

US $216
Two brake lines started leaking at the same time. Did not know I had no brakes at all until I was exiting the Interstate. Very interesting. 
Jul 2014

146000 mi

US $625
Front right pads, rotors, and calipers replaced. Unique to hybrid. Dealer said the Ford needed a new throttle box. Was willing to deduct the cleaning of the box from a previous fix from the replacement. 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2018
Apr 2016

103700 mi

US $50
Both driver and passenger stabilizer bar links ends went bad. Had to replace both. 
Jun 2016

107000 mi

US $275
Replaced driver inner tie rod. 
Sep 2016

110000 mi

US $160
D&P side lower ball joints were bad. Replaced both including lower control arms. 
Dec 2016

116000 mi

US $260
Replaced passenger inner tie rod end. 
Jan 2017

118334 mi

US $400
Replaced front L and R Shock assembly including shocks, struts, top mounts, dust covers, and bushings. 
Jul 2017

123976 mi

US $25
Replaced sway bar bushings. Helped clunking but did not fix the front end noise 
Apr 2018

135000 mi

US $40
Replaced the drivers side stabilizer bar end link 
Jul 2018

139250 mi

US $80
Replaced Drivers side inner and outer tie rod ends due to rattling over bumps. This was the final suspension item to replace on the driver's side and although it seems to have helped the noise and the outer tie rod was very worn, the rattling is still present and myself and both my mechanics are unable to find the reason. 
Dec 2018

145000 mi

US $80
Had to replace both rear shock absorbers because the top mounts rusted away and broke. 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
Nov 2013

147900 mi

US $600
Check Engine light returned codes. Dealer replaced cooling pump for hybrid drive 
Jan 2014

149200 mi

US $350
Check engine light on. Dealer ran codes. Engine was not heating to operating temp soon enough. Replaced thermostat. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Jan 2014
Dec 2012

48000 mi

US $350
CD player jammed. No way to unjam it. Purchased a refurb CD player to replace it. 
Ford Escape in Arkansas, United States
Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

US $15000
the transmission went out now I havemore things messed up 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2011
Jul 2011

42000 mi

US $400
Rear wheel bearing replaced. Also ended up having all four rotors replaced to get rid of shaking on stopping. ABS light on, 4X4 service needed light, replaced a sensor. 
Aug 2011

42000 mi

US $650
New codes, same failure as previous, replaced primary battery cable Through code replaced transmission cooler pump. Through code replaced transmission cooler pump. New codes, same failure as previous, replaced primary battery cable. 
Sep 2011

42000 mi

US $400
metal ring on drive boot had crack in it that was sending sensor bad read. Replaced ring. 
Ford Escape in Iowa, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2015
Jul 2012

77300 mi

US $320
tire pressure sender inside of tire came loose and ruined the sensor. 
Nov 2012

80100 mi

US $850
diagnose and replace electric motor coolant pump 
Jan 2014

82300 mi

US $295
tonner ring cracked 
Mar 2015

89000 mi

US $980
new front wheel bearings  and new struts and shocks. Also had new brake pads on front wheels. 

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2005 Ford Escape

Engine not specified

Ford Escape in Arkansas, United States
Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014 bad piston. caused by revving engine to high due to transmission failure. 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

123000 mi

US $2899
Car not start. Burn up computer and spark plug. Replaced all spark plugs, coils and computer. 2900 cost 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2009 - Oct 2011
Dec 2009

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. Front torsion bar linkage worn out. Needs to be replaced 
Feb 2010

54560 mi

C $1400
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

Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Dec 2013 - Dec 2017
Sep 2014

156000 mi

US $289
Broken brake line required tow to shop for brake line replacement, fluid purge. 
Feb 2016

174000 mi

US $700
PCM failed, evidently due to old coil-on-plug/sparkplugs. Dealer quoted just over $3000 for plugs, CoPs, PCM and programming. Sent PCM to circuit board medics for $300, installed CoPs/Plugs for $360. Repair worked great! 
Apr 2016

175000 mi

US $6
Rear glass hinge failed. $85 each at Ford Dealer, found a pair at the wrecking yard for $5. 
Ford Escape in Georgia, United States
Sep 2013 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

232000 mi

US $1500
ECU went bad short after I bought. Typical problem, look up coil pack spark plug and ECU failures. Dime a dozen. massively expensive even on the cheap. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2014 - Sep 2015
Jun 2014

184140 mi

C $2800
replaced transmission, radiator, added transmission cooler 
Jun 2015

188480 mi

C $40
Replaced outer tie rod ends 
Sep 2015

188480 mi

C $3000
Rear pass side wheel well rotted out. Then tested driver side, pencil pushed right through. Would have cost about $3,000 to fix. A shame, as fine mechanically. Even the A/C. 
Ford Escape in Mississippi, United States
Jan 2014 - Apr 2016
Oct 2014

125000 mi

US $200
Fuel pressure sensor and fuel pump replaced after very rough idling and eventual stall out. Towed to repair shop and diagnosed. 
May 2015

148000 mi

US $135
Front brake line deteriorated and began leaking. As a precaution I had both front lines replaced. Towed to local shop due to losing too much fluid. Oil changed as well. 
Aug 2015

150700 mi

US $10
Low oil pressure light and very slight oil leak. diagnosis: previous shop failed to tighten drain plug and did not put full oil capacity in. Also found a Monster Energy can on top of engine. 
Apr 2016

164000 mi
timing chain/valve cover leaks A/C inoperable 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

60000 mi

US $1200
Rear shocks, front strut bushings, spark plugs 10000ths over gap, replaced with new plugs and had 60k miles maintenance performed. 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
Mar 2012

86000 mi
Motorcraft battery died after less than 4 years. Prorate is worthless, AdvanceAuto battery cheaper, installed myself. 
Sep 2012

92000 mi

US $500
Replaced both L+R inner and outer tie rods, one side worn bad other not terrible but replaced both sides Both L+R sway bar links were worn out Replaced both front struts The rear control arms have ball joints which were worn out on both sides. I replaced both control arms (comes as an assembly with ball joint installed) Both L+R front ball joints had torn boots and were out of grease and full of dirt. Replaced with new ball joints. 
Jun 2015

121000 mi

US $200
CV axles. Tie rods were bad. Needed 2 new tires. Bought 4 new tires. 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
Jun 2015 - Oct 2016
Jun 2015

130000 mi

US $600
Replaced Tie-rod end, lower control arms, Left front half shaft, right front tone ring, struts, rotors, all four wheel sensors. Prompted by display showing ABS light and Service 4x4.Inspected front suspension and found multiple problems 
Feb 2016

142400 mi

US $800
Replaced Injectors, COPS, Plugs and breaks. 
Ford Escape in Penza Oblast, Russia
Apr 2009 - Apr 2011
Sep 2010

60140 mi

$3
headlamp - melted H11 socket, just bought a new one 
Dec 2010

63860 mi

$120
gasket in rear differential (oil leak), $40 wire/socket in PRNDL circuit - cost me much of nerves, coz it was hard to find the problem - the car was not able to ignite in hot weather conditions, $80 
Apr 2011

67580 mi

$2000
failed automatic transmission 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Apr 2012 - Jan 2013
Nov 2012

82100 mi

US $340
Rear shocks needed to be replaced due to low fluid. 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2015
Jul 2009

68000 mi

US $98
High pitched whine which went away with stepping on Brake. Mechanic thought it needed new brakes, but on inspection saw there was 50% of pad life left. He lubed and put back together. No more whine. 
Dec 2010

81000 mi

US $1000
The torque converter was bad and had to be replaced. 
Dec 2011

92000 mi

US $429
Small leak in the brakes vacuum assist was causing a high pitched whine until brakes were depressed. Turn out it was not being sealed when letting off the brakes 
Jun 2012

98000 mi

US $350
Replaced tie rod 
Mar 2015

130000 mi

US $2000
Ignition coils replaced PCM replaced 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2014
Nov 2012

131700 mi

US $2477
The car was missing. Couldn't go faster than 25mph if at all. All 6 coils and the PCM needed to be replaced. Very costly. Maybe not even worth repairing although the bluebook value is fairly high. 
Jun 2014

154000 mi

US $1907
Rotors and pads, and calipers needed to be replaced. Brakes failed completely including the emergency brake. Tie Rod end was broken Stabilizer bar needed replacement 
Ford Escape in Alabama, United States
Aug 2015 - Oct 2015
Sep 2015

179000 mi

US $500
Alternator went out. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

152000 mi

US $18
replaced both front abs tone rings myself. rings cost $13 from rockauto. bought a 32mm socket to make the repair for $5. 
Apr 2017

156000 mi

US $100
Rough idle from a vacuum leak. Car would sometimes stall when engine was cold. I thought it might be the intake manifold gaskets. Replaced the gaskets and spark plugs. One spark plug was closed which I didn't see. That plug ruined one of the coil-on-plugs (cop). I went back and replaced all cops. Still didn't fix the rough idle. 
Oct 2017

157500 mi

US $50
Exhaust flex pipe rusted through. Cut out and replaced just that section. 
Ford Escape in Arizona, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

36264 mi

US $208
Replaced right rear shock -- failed possibly due to severe weather conditions (heat stress) per dealer 
Ford Escape in California, United States
May 2018 - May 2018
Apr 2018

151000 mi

US $950
Spark plug blew out causing the threads to need to be machined by specialist. Spark plug also damaged the coil on wire when it blew out requiring replacement. While at the shop all plugs replaced and oil changed. 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Apr 2016 - Oct 2016
Sep 2016

140000 mi

US $200
Passenger side control arm replaced 
Ford Escape in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2015 - Sep 2017
Oct 2015

209000 mi

US $400
Coils need replacing every 100k miles. But mine lasted almost 140k. Basic maintenance also preformed. Very cheap fix and vehicle has been very reliable. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2007 - Oct 2010
Jul 2007

27900 mi
ABS and AWD light coming in. Replace right front axle due to abs pick up ring broken off 
Feb 2009

42780 mi

C $170
Left front axle broke at c.v. joint. $170 for the axle, 1.5 hrs labour 
Mar 2009

44640 mi

C $300
Both rear axle seals leaking.  Replaced rear rotors and pads at same time. Replaced r/r caliper (seized). 5.5 hrs labour, $330 for parts. replace broken left front axle $170 for the axle, $130 for labour 
Apr 2009

47740 mi

C $100
Replaced seized left rear caliper. 
Nov 2009

53320 mi

C $200
Replaced left front wheel bearing, $40. 
Mar 2010

56420 mi

C $55
factory stereo stopped working. Replaced with an aftermarket deck I had lying around.  Factory stereo stopped working. Replaced with a stereo I had lying around. $55 for the mounting plate and wiring harness. 
Oct 2010

60760 mi
a/c compressor seal leaking 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
- Jan 2011
May 2010

65000 mi

US $250
Replaced left front wheel bearing because it was noisy. Sounded like I was running snow tires. 
Jan 2011

68000 mi

US $400
Replaced one coil over a spark plug and all plugs. Engine was missing badly. 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2004 - Jun 2015
May 2004

400 mi
To dealer 4 times for poor performance 
Sep 2008

20000 mi

US $65
"Clunk" noise from Driver side rear. Both rear shocks were leaking hydraulic fluid. Was told by dealer that Struts were covered under extended warranty but, not shocks. Noise in left rear-shocks bad-replaced myself 
Feb 2015

50000 mi

US $150
Front engine mount squeak. Mount replaced. 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2017
Nov 2009

101000 mi

US $60
Idle Air Control Valve cleaned and no different - then ordered/replaced with new part 
Apr 2010

109000 mi

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. 
Aug 2010

115200 mi

US $35
Vibration from U-joints on rear drive shaft. 
Jan 2012

133000 mi

US $160
Front right wheel bearing replaced 
Nov 2013

146700 mi

US $50
Right Rear Shock mount was completely rotted from the body. Shock was not connected at all at the top. Very thin metal in fender well was completely gone. Replacement part was not available and repaired by purchasing flat sheet and welding. 
Jun 2014

154000 mi

US $400
Replaced lower control arm and ball joint at same time, along with sway link and front brake pads. 
Oct 2015

162000 mi

US $200
Replaced both front wheel bearings and drivers side ball joint/lower control arm assy and outer tie rod end due to orig. rubber cracking. 
Jun 2016

167000 mi

US $90
Rear brake pads and parking brake cable. One old pad had fallen off. 
Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Nov 2009

85000 mi

US $59
hose from windshield wiper fluid tank to pump became unconnected and was reconnected and fastened. 
Apr 2012

151000 mi

US $1368
Replaced flexplate/flywheel and replaced starter as well while had apart. drilled out broken manifold and replaced since car was apart for another problem 
Sep 2014

187000 mi

US $25
Replace hose under fender skirt which had become loose and leaked window washer fluid. 
May 2015

201000 mi

US $141
Worn sway bars noticed by mechanic. Replaced. 
Dec 2016

214000 mi

US $221
Replace broken door lock 
Feb 2017

218000 mi

US $1025
Rebuild of entire drivetrain and u joints. Fixed leak in differential/pinon seal Replaced worn out engine mount 
Apr 2017

219000 mi

US $223
Replaced rear shocks 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Oct 2008 - Jan 2010
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2009

28000 mi

US $800
Customer complained that car was pulling to the left. After inspection, both left and right control arms were replaced and a 4 wheel alignment was performed.  
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Jul 2007 - Dec 2018
Oct 2007

40000 mi
Failed COP unit cyl # 4 
Nov 2008

85000 mi

US $50
Failed COP unit cyl #6 
Aug 2009

107000 mi

US $850
Faulty computer burns out COP units. Problem first manifested at low mileage, again last year and most recently four of six COP units failed. Dealer fried four more units verifying my complaint. PCM backordered till mid September 
Aug 2014

177300 mi

US $70
used recharge kit - will need a leak check, possible professional repair before next summer 
Oct 2014

177300 mi

US $60
ABS Tone Ring failed on front left axle. Decided to replace axle instead of trying to force new ring onto old axle. 
Nov 2014

178000 mi

US $270
ABS tone rings failed on both Te right drive shaft. Original shafts replaced instead of fitting new rings. Concurrently, front rotors and pads were also replaced when the left shaft was replaced. Alternator failed - could not charge battery [dropped to 10.5 volts with headlights on]. Replaced alternator. Outstanding issue is replacing the alternator air intake snorkel not depicted in the Haynes shop manual. 
Sep 2015

184000 mi

US $140
Failed u joint on driveshaft to rear differential. 
Apr 2016

189200 mi

US $450
New struts, rear shocks, lower control arms 
Feb 2017

191000 mi

US $800
Both front control arms, 
Dec 2017

198000 mi

US $750
Failure in front 'y pipe'. Decided to replace everything downstream of the exhaust manifolds [with embedded 'front' converters] along with O2 sensors 
Dec 2018

205000 mi
Diagnosis of transmission fluid leak. Was not the typical axle seal leak. Transmission pump is leaking through corrosion in the case. Will be collecting estimates and making a fix or scrap decision. 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2012
Jul 2010

59000 mi

US $50
AC compressor failed. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Dec 2015
May 2010

89280 mi

C $1200
replace 3 wheel bearings and lower control arm and tone ring. 
Oct 2012

116560 mi

C $250
Flex pipe replace 
Jul 2013

127100 mi

C $700
Compressor bearing failure Tie Rod and Ball Joints replaced 
Sep 2015

149420 mi

C $1000
Rear diff seals  ball joints and wheel bearings 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2010 - Mar 2015
Nov 2010

53320 mi
Rear Suspension reported leaking and will need a repair soon. Delaying a bit. Battery also reported as weak, but no starting problems. 
Jun 2011

58900 mi

C $350
Rear suspension reported as leaking a few months ago, but no driving symptoms apparent. Repaired at convenient time. 
Sep 2011

63240 mi

C $112
Exhaust Manifold reported as leaking during oil change at non-dealer service. Replaced by dealer under extended warranty. Pinion seal/gasket reported 'seeping' during former repair, but was not critical. Repaired along with other warranty item. 
Feb 2015

88120 mi
Timing belt gasket seeping, eventually will be a leak 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Feb 2012
Jan 2010

66960 mi

C $200
Outer passenger tie-rod ball joint seized. 
Nov 2010

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. 
Apr 2011

78120 mi

C $330
Driver side wheelbearing replaced.  Driver side wheelbearing replaced 
Feb 2012

84940 mi

C $200
Sway bar bushing on the drivers side required replacing.  Also, the ABS tone ring on the same side needed replacing. When I went to get the vehicle certified for the buyer, both brake (flex) lines required replacing (apparently a common repair on that vehicle).  
Ford Escape in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2010 - Dec 2013
Jul 2011

61380 mi
Gas cap loose/missing light came on dash. Fixed gas cap seal by removing, cleaning and reinstalling rubber seal. No problem since. 
Oct 2011

63550 mi

C $70
Replaced faulty switch on moonroof. Problem solved. Switch is extremely expensive ($70). Replaced faulty switch on moonroof. Problem solved. Switch is extremely expensive ($70). 
Ford Escape in Arizona, United States
Oct 2016 - Apr 2020
Jun 2017

123000 mi

US $100
Overhead light was not working; inspection showed a switch in housing had shorted and melted part of the plastic. Ordered part from a salvage yard and R/R the unit. Overhead light now works when open/shutting door and auto-dims when delay module is energized. 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2017
Oct 2013

76000 mi

US $100
Bad Battery Cells 
Mar 2014

80000 mi

US $150
Oil pan oil leak 
Jul 2014

84200 mi

US $195
Radiator leak, Radiator replaced 
Jan 2015

79300 mi

US $2100
Replaced transmission with remanufactured unit 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2015
Jun 2014

62000 mi

US $672
BAD WHEEL BEARINGS FRONT DRIVERS SIDE AND PASSENGER SIDE. DRIVERS SIDE REAR WHEEL SENSOR-RING FAILED. NEEDED REPLACEMENT. 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

41300 mi

US $85
Cigarette light plug stopped working...needed to be replaced. 
Ford Escape in Iowa, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2017
Jun 2016

129000 mi

US $1500
Clicking noise was coming from the drive shaft bearing going out, had to replace the drive shaft. 
May 2017

137000 mi

US $900
Replaced front brake pads and rotors. Replace rear pinion seal 
Jun 2017

138029 mi

US $913
Replace rear axle seal Replace front left lower control arm 
Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Dec 2012 - Nov 2016
Nov 2016

137000 mi

US $400
Broken strut 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

92000 mi
Loose and/or broken stabilizer links 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2012 - Sep 2016
Jan 2013

C $1000
alternator died, car dies while driving. replaced alternator. Apparently, PCM lost its stored settings when alternator died and battery ran out. Transmission and idling became rough. 
Apr 2013

80180 mi

C $700
normal wear. a brake wire needed replacement. rear pinion seal was leaking. 
Apr 2014

87720 mi

C $500
Many exhaust system components worn out. Needed replacement. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2012 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

125000 mi

US $750
Abs light on, 4wd light blinking Failing alternator 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
- Mar 2008
Apr 2007

35416 mi
Coil Pak #1 Went Bad 
Sep 2007

41875 mi

US $17
Front Passenger Stud Broke off 
Oct 2007

42244 mi

US $48
When removing the Exhaust manifold for above repair found ABS ring on the Drive Axle was broken, they want 540.00 for a new Axle, I had them JB Weld the ring and all is good so far. Cost on JB weld was 48 Dollars 
Mar 2008

50344 mi

US $1295
First new vehicle I opted NOT to buy the extended warranty for, well it bit me! Transfer Case failure, I noticed noise in the front end, took it in to get looked at, the transfer case was totally destroyed, on the inside. Was told this was the only one 
Ford Escape in Saskatchewan, Canada
Feb 2013 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

89900 mi

C $600
Both rear u joints had to be replaced. Fuel system issue. Gas cap and evap. system would not vent properly. The result was that during re-fueling the system would refuse to vent and thereby cause the fuel pump at the gas station to shut off. 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Apr 2012 - Nov 2015
Aug 2012

85300 mi

US $150
Front passenger window wouldn't go down. Styrofoam in door had came loose. Shop re-glued Styrofoam put door panel back in place. Paid for labor/glue/disposal fees, etc. 
Feb 2014

102000 mi
Electronic power steering went out. Ouch! The power steering hose come off the day after the power steering was fixed. Free towing, free rental car, and much scraping and groveling from the the repair shop. The problem was fixed. 
Mar 2014

102000 mi

US $650
The "traction rings" in the 4WD system broke and had to be replaced. It's a common problem; ABS light stays on and 4WD light blinks 8 times. Not Built Ford Tough at all. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

88000 mi

US $1419
Broken bolt on the lower control arm, complete sud frame with both lower control arms replaced. Parts were bought at a junk yard. 
Jun 2014

92000 mi

US $300
Tie rod ends needed changing to pass state inspection 
May 2015

102000 mi

US $1500
Broken ring in axle, axle was replaced. Front brakes and rotors installed. Spark Plugs and Air Filter replaced. Also right lower ball joint replaced. 
Sep 2015

106000 mi

US $1600
Left side Wheel bearing and left side ball joint replaced. Also alternator replaced. 
May 2016

112900 mi

US $1000
Faulty fuel pressure sensor 
Nov 2016

119000 mi

US $500
Replaced both tie rod ends and both stabalizer links 
Aug 2017

128000 mi

US $1200
Replaced driveshaft 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
Oct 2007 - Jul 2012
Nov 2008

94000 mi

US $350
Carrier Bearing in Front Differential 
Sep 2009

101000 mi

US $35
Electrical ground loose 
Dec 2009

102000 mi

US $90
Two coil packs cylinders 4 and 5 
Jul 2011

113200 mi

US $125
Low/leak Freon. 
Ford Escape in Georgia, United States
Nov 2012 - Sep 2013
Jul 2013

161000 mi
Water leaking from passenger-side windshield pillar when rear washer activated. Remove pillar cover, discover hose disconnected (not broken or split). Press-fit hose together, sealed with silicon caulk, reassembled. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Sep 2013
Jul 2008

47000 mi

US $650
Replaced right front wheel bearing. 
Nov 2010

85000 mi

US $4400
Vehicle wouldn't drive, replaced transmission. 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2014
Feb 2008

60000 mi

US $750
replaced rear shocks, front brakes and rotors. flushed and replaced brake fluid and transmission fluid 
Jun 2009

87000 mi

US $354
replaced #4 cylinder coil 
Dec 2009

94000 mi

US $361
Replaced center driveshaft U-Joint 
Jan 2011

116000 mi

US $2600
REPLACED 6 COIL PACKS, ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND SPARK PLUGS APPARENTLY THERE WAS A SERVICE BULLITEN ABOUT THIS, BUT NEVER A RECALL. SUPPOSEDLY, THE SPARK PLUGS WENT BAD AND FRIED THE CONTROL MODULE AND COIL PACKS. 
Nov 2011

129300 mi

US $786
replaced alternator 
Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2009
Dec 2009

164000 mi
There was a leak from the lower radiator hose. Not sure if it was related to the waterpump, did not diagnose before trading it in. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Escape in Florida, United States
May 2010 - Apr 2013
Sep 2010

75000 mi
Poor gas mileage 20 MPG instead of the usual 24 MPG. 
Nov 2010

75900 mi

US $25
The cam cover had a minor oil leak. The gasket was replaced. 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Feb 2016 - Jan 2018
Jul 2017

117000 mi

US $200
Passenger side rear shock mount was showing signs of failure due to corrosion. Purchased a kit to mount shock to frame instead of factory location. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Mar 2011 - Oct 2014
Jul 2011

70000 mi

US $15
Replaced the right from ABS Ring $14.99. 
Feb 2012

74000 mi

US $264
Worn out rear U joint 
Aug 2012

78700 mi
Checked the system for leaks. Repairs were estimated at $1200. 
Jul 2013

87500 mi

US $314
Replaced right font wheel bearing and then required an alignment. Replaced the AC compressor. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Jul 2012 - Feb 2014
Apr 2013

110700 mi

US $650
Repair/replace Right Front CV Axle Shaft Assembly. Right Lower Ball Joint,and Right Outer Tie Rod End. 
Jun 2013

113000 mi

US $145
A/C service - dye test for leaks, recharge system with R134A 
Jul 2013

113300 mi

US $307
Replaced right front wheel bearings. 
Aug 2013

114000 mi

US $5
Flat tire caused by rim corrosion; rim repaired. 
Oct 2013

115300 mi

US $210
Engine Body Throttle cable needed to be replaced. 
Jan 2014

117000 mi

US $100
A component in the rear differential failed, mechanic noted new parts would be $2500, used replacement parts would cost over $1200; mechanic recommended not performing work and trading car in. On ventilation floor setting, blower motor was delivering hot and cold ambient air due to failure/leak in heating control unit. Mechanic noted repair would take 7-8 hours of labor to replace defective component, recommended trading in SUV. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
- Jul 2009
Jun 2009

45000 mi
transmission replaced 
Jul 2009

45500 mi
replace leaking oil seal 
Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

169000 mi

US $250
Belt replacement Water was getting into driver headlight. Replaced. 
Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

120000 mi

US $1200
On-board computer senses something wrong and it shuts sown vehicle. 
Ford Escape in Indonesia
- Jul 2006
Jul 2006

4960 mi
rattling from rear left door. 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Sep 2009 - Jul 2014
Jul 2010

89000 mi

US $180
Front ABS Tone ring cracked which activates ABS system at incorrect times. 
May 2011

106000 mi

US $625
Bearing in electric radiator fan went out causing a grinding sound when it ran. Replaced entire fan assembly and problem resolved. 
Aug 2011

111000 mi

US $475
CV Boot began letting grease out. CV boot replaced. CV Boot began letting grease out. CV boot replaced. 
Jan 2012

88500 mi

US $210
Replaces ABS system tone ring due to a ABS light on and system working during wrong times 
Oct 2012

147000 mi

US $400
Gas pedal sticks in cold weather. Throttle body replaced due to excessive carbon build-up. 
Jun 2013

163000 mi

US $400
Alternator went out causing car to lose power. Replaced alternator and problem resolved. 
Ford Escape in Philippines
Oct 2009 - Dec 2015
Dec 2009

35960 mi

$370
1. rattling auto belt tensioner assembly - replaced whole assembly. 2. replaced leaking power steering high-pressure hose (upper) rattling underneath the chassis - isolated not to be anti-sway bar bushing/anti-sway bar link, not tie-rods replaced alternator 
Jun 2010

40920 mi

$25
lost cooling capability of ACU. Had encounter low idle RPM and one instance of engine stalling (engine died ). Found Freon pressure to be low. Fixed by charging freon 
Jul 2010

40920 mi

$160
freon leak on Evaporater/condenser thus loss of freon pressure as time goes by - took 1 month before total loss of freon since last freon recharge 
Sep 2010

42160 mi
actuator lock not functioning on the tail-lift window and rear door thus unable to lock it even though all the other doors are locked already. Searched the net for similar problems and found out it is common for ford escape.  
Apr 2012

48860 mi

$160
Faulty fan module that controls radiator fan speed. Fan speed goes high all throughout when engine is up and running. Replacing fan module, radiator fan speed respond back to engine temperature ( does not turn on when engine is cold ) 
Dec 2012

58280 mi

$530
Crankshaft pulley defective causing sound when aircon is engaged.  All four engine supports busted causing engine vibration when drive is engage but pressing the brake pedal. Got fixed when replaced. 
Jun 2014

63860 mi

$595
a/c Compressor noisy and A/C vent not cold anymore. Replaced Accumulator, expansion valve, compressor and left-side a/c-radiator fan. 
Jul 2014

64260 mi

$114
replaced radiator fan module ( controls speed of dual-radiator fan ) 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

94000 mi

US $50
Removed intake, replaced intake and EGR gaskets. Replaced PCV hose which was cracked and collapsed, replaced PCV valve. Replaced fuel injector O-rings 
Jan 2014

96500 mi

US $200
Engine had a shake at idle even after new spark plugs, boots, etc. I replaced all four engine/trans axle mounts. The old mounts did have some minor cracks. After changing the mounts engine idle is smoother. 
Nov 2015

104900 mi

US $75
PCV HOSE split. Had to remove intake. Changed intake gaskets, PCV HOSE, PCV valve 
Oct 2017

109000 mi

US $58
Seal inside P/S pressure switch ruptured allowing P/S fluid to leak out end of switch. 
Mar 2018

110000 mi

US $30
Replaced thermostat/housing unit because code was being thrown that coolant was not reaching high enough temperature 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

153-horsepower 2.3L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2018
Jan 2012

110700 mi

US $100
Replaced Battery. 
Jul 2018

134000 mi

US $800
Replaced exhaust system and muffler due to rust and pinhole leaks. Catalytic converter was not replaced. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
- Jul 2007
Jul 2007

19000 mi
Front brakes, pads and rotors and two shorted coil packs replaced under warranty. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Oct 2010

82000 mi

US $450
Passenger side rear wheel bearing failed and needed to be replaced. Difficult job. 
Jul 2011

89700 mi

US $780
Passenger side rear wheel-bearing failed again, excessive play, greater than 1" play. Front passenger side wheel-bearing bad, noisy. 
Nov 2011

94000 mi

US $140
Battery light came on. Output of alternator was less than 11 volts. Replaced alternator. 
Ford Escape in Alabama, United States
Jun 2012 - Jan 2015
Jun 2014

80000 mi

US $900
Front sway bar needed to be replaced Tune ring on left hand side failed 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Ford Escape in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2013
Feb 2012

100000 mi

US $731
replace throttle body and spark plugs 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jul 2011
Nov 2009

44000 mi
Occasional sustained high-pitched noise in or near radio/nav unit. I was told that it occurred in many of the 2005-model year Ford Escape Hybrids, and nothing could really be done. Vehicle would occasionally shudder when coming to complete stop (right at the point of stopping) or just as starting again after complete stop. Was told that the shudder was from the shift between gas and hybrid engine - not really repairable. 
Jul 2010

49000 mi

US $100
Water pump needed to be replaced. 
Dec 2010

52000 mi
Thermostat was stuck open and had to be replaced. I took it to a local dealer, where they fixed it in 1/2 day. All costs were covered under the manufacturer's emission warranty, so there was no charge to me. 
Mar 2011

53000 mi

US $440
A/C compressor went out, and was blowing warm air (since it was warm out). Replaced and it works fine. 
Ford Escape in Nebraska, United States
Jan 2015 - Apr 2018
Mar 2015

128000 mi
Cooling pump for hybrid battery pack failed. Was subject to recall and fixed the next day free of charge. 
Mar 2016

143000 mi
Vehicle was filling very slowing when pumping gas. Found TSB about rerouting fuel vent relief line and fixed myself. 

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2005 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid CVT AWD

Ford Escape in California, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

100200 mi

US $280
MCES pump failed, had to be replaced 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2015
Sep 2007

7700 mi
Ford recall for wiring harness of HV battery. 
Jul 2012

78000 mi

US $525
new rotors, brake pads, brake cables and an oil seal leak was repaired. These were the orginal brakes and equipment on a 2005 vehicle. 
May 2015

124600 mi

US $175
Tie -rod also replaced. 
Sep 2015

131000 mi

US $195
Rear shock replacement, sway bar 
Ford Escape in Oregon, United States
Apr 2012 - Jan 2018
Jul 2014

80200 mi
Leaking HVAC 
Jun 2015

83000 mi

US $135
Low charge in system. Will re-check for leaks in a couple weeks 
Jul 2015

83000 mi

US $450
Nav function stopped working. Removed head unit and had it rebuilt 
Ford Escape in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

120000 mi

US $200
Sealed rear differential was leaking, req'd differential service 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2018
May 2010

98300 mi
Rear differential replaced. 
Sep 2012

126000 mi

US $1300
Cooling fans for hybrid battery pack - signaled by error message 
Jun 2013

132000 mi

US $1000
Hybrid cooling pump 
May 2014

141400 mi

US $700
Hybrid control component, not drivetrain 

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2004 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2012
Jun 2012

170000 mi

US $529
About a week before the alternator failed the battery light on the dash would sometimes flash. 
Ford Escape in Kentucky, United States
May 2011 - Feb 2017
Jun 2011

92000 mi
Bought this vehicle on June 14, 2011. Drove it 3 days and power steering fluid pump went out. Has a 2 month warranty for anything that goes wrong. 
Jan 2012

98000 mi

US $175
Replaced valve cover gaskets. 
Jan 2013

107000 mi

US $180
Replaced rear valve cover gasket 
Sep 2014

123000 mi
Airbag light came on. Ford dealer is going to replace part needed for repair at no charge. Was suppose to repair airbag problem, then decided they weren't going to. 
Dec 2014

125000 mi
Oil leaks more oil leaks 
Jan 2015

102000 mi
More oil leaks 
May 2016

133000 mi

US $175
Replaced axle on front 
Feb 2017

137000 mi

US $39
Replaced vacuum hose, replaced battery cables. Still having issues after repair. 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2010 - Jul 2011
May 2011

299000 mi

US $250
Wires on oxygen sensors cut/ frayed. Tech cut and re spliced affected wires and applied waterproof heat shrink tubing. 
Jun 2011

300000 mi

US $50
Passenger side rear brake line blew. Replaced brake hose and bled rear drum. Checked for proper operation unit ok.  
Ford Escape in Oklahoma, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2014
Dec 2011

101000 mi

US $150
Shudder at 40-45 mph, it was a torque converter shudder, performed a clean and flush. Shudder was 90% gone. Added Dr. Tranny, shudder 100% gone. After 20,000 miles, still no problems 
Jan 2013

109900 mi
NOT REPAIRED! Battery light flickers on/off. Must be battery or alternator, right? Wrong, both check out fine. Many 2001 -04 owners facing same issue. I believe its a bad connection somewhere 
Jul 2013

134000 mi

US $50
Had the famous Clunk Clunk when driving, replaced the sway bar link with moog K80104 parts, here.s a how to: http://www.escape-central.com/1forum/showthread.php?threadid=34182 
Aug 2013

135700 mi

US $496
After 8 mos with the battery light flickering on and off, the alternator died. Also had the pigtail rlaced and extended because it had melted Ford runs the wire too close to exhaust. 
Apr 2014

145800 mi

US $100
Experienced a Misfire in cylinder #4 (Code p0304), Replaced coil pack. For maintenance purposes, I will go back and replace all coils when I have time 
Ford Escape in Oklahoma, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2012
May 2012

69000 mi

US $270
Starting car the engine would race at high RPM. Would not come down and increased when given gas and would not come down. Towed because would go 30 mph with foot off gas, not safe. Replaced intake manifold gaskets--they were sucking air. 
Ford Escape in Arizona, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2017
Jun 2016

118000 mi

US $985
Vacuum hoses, Erratic idling and hesitation. 
Oct 2016

120300 mi

US $258
Driving belts slipped due to pulleys giving up. 
Feb 2017

122000 mi

US $460
Tune-up, Spark plugs and coil boots replacement. 
Mar 2017

122700 mi

US $180
changed front pads and rotors 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2009 - Sep 2011
Mar 2009

99200 mi

C $160
Front wheel bearing,drivers side. 

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2004 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

178000 mi

US $3000
At 178,000 miles transmission went while doing 70mph on highway. no early warning. just felt it shift as if neutral and coasted until it stopped. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2007

57040 mi

C $1000
new tires, rear defrost doesnt work. dealer never fixed it they screwed up my wiper motor covers. I never returned. 
Dec 2007

68200 mi

C $140
just parts only, I did labor, front hub bearings had to be replaced. 
Jan 2008

70680 mi

C $203
transmission had a shudder, and the lockup would engage and disengage, while cruising. had to get a flush and fill from the dealer, seems to be working fine so far. 
May 2009

93620 mi

C $50
Ball joints and stabilizer links 
Dec 2009

103540 mi
PCV failed, and the throttle stuck wide open on a 100km/hr highway. causing the crank case to over pressurize blowing a bunch of gaskets and seals 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Apr 2009 - Jan 2016
Dec 2009

50000 mi

US $100
Car was making squeaking/groaning noise when turning steering wheel at parking lot speeds. Shop replaced one tie rod end, problem solved.  
Jan 2013

68100 mi

US $160
Was told right front brake caliper had become frozen. Replaced caliper. 
May 2013

67000 mi

US $300
Car was clunking when turning corners. Tie rod end was determined to be bad and replaced. Was told that steering rack is leaking fluid. Dealer did not recommend action at this point, only to monitor fluid level. This is unusual and very disappointing for a vehicle with low miles. Engine makes whining/grinding noise upon cold start. Dealer claimed power steering fluid was low and that was causing the problem. Topped up fluid, but the problem remains just as bad. 
Jun 2013

67000 mi

US $515
Independent shop replaced power steering pump. Leak fixed. Removed and cleaned pinion on starter motor to try and fix startup noise. Noise remains. 
Nov 2013

69000 mi
Noise at starup continues to be a problem. Had dealer purge power steering system, repair not successful. 
Apr 2014

72500 mi

US $461
Broken sway bar links were causing clunking noises when going over bumps ABS tone ring broken, replaced 
Aug 2014

75000 mi

US $700
Rear differential leaking where driveshaft enters. Very labor intensive to fix but only $50 of parts. 
Sep 2014

76000 mi

US $250
Broken ABS tone ring caused anti lock to activate during normal braking. 
Jan 2016

70000 mi
Considerable corrosion perforation in passenger side wheel well near strut tower. Potentially unsafe if structure failed while driving, so car was traded in. 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

69000 mi

US $180
Alternator failed to charge 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2009 - Feb 2013
Sep 2009

69000 mi

US $32
replaced sway bar links 
Mar 2010

74000 mi

US $100
Replace rear shocks 
Dec 2010

82000 mi

US $250
PCV Value plugged, filling crank case with condensation build up. Froze PCV system and thottle body with ice. Blew out front seal and valve cover seals from pressure. 
Jun 2012

99000 mi

US $50
Front wheel bearings where replaced - causing noise U-Joints were replaced - causing noise/vibration 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Jun 2009 - Nov 2013
Jul 2009

60000 mi

US $1100
Fuel pump died and left me stranded.  Fixed tie rod, end links. 
Dec 2011

90000 mi

US $200
Had to replace u-joints as car was shaking when driving. 
Aug 2013

111000 mi

US $160
Caliper problem, brakes failed with no warning. had car towed for repairs. 
Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2006 - Jun 2011
Dec 2006

52000 mi

US $3200
transmission replaced. started slipping intermittantly. fluid was in good shape. vehicle not abused. I was not happy. 
Sep 2010

112000 mi

US $95
clunk front suspension, replaced sway bar end link 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
Aug 2013

125000 mi

US $87
Squeaking when turning steering wheel. 
Ford Escape in Arizona, United States
Sep 2015 - Aug 2016
Mar 2016

92000 mi

US $200
pcv valve tube corroded 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
Oct 2015

114000 mi

US $50
Engine misfire. Replaced the spark plugs and two ignition coils. Still not working how it should. 
Dec 2015

114000 mi
The passenger rear shock mount rusted out and was not fixed as it required new sheet metal. During the winter I went to open the hatch glass and the bracket sheared off. 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

247000 mi

US $300
Vehicle wouldn't start intermittently until it would't start at all. Towed to Ford dealer where they found it was a ground wire shorting out. 
Aug 2016

263300 mi

US $485
Alternator stopped working. Took it to dealer for replacement. 
Feb 2018

285000 mi

US $400
rear drums worn, needed replacing. 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Mar 2012 - Dec 2014
Jul 2012

102000 mi

US $180
EVAP purge valve not working. showing P0451 engine code. 
Sep 2012

104000 mi

US $80
IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE CAUSED INTERMITTENT IDLE FLUXUATING. REPLACED IAC VALVE AND RELEARNED PCM AND NOW FIXED. 
Feb 2013

106100 mi

US $50
EVAP Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor Performance problem. Seems intermittent so haven't replaced sensor yet, still testing. P0451 code. Update: Code comes and goes so I haven't put any more money in it. Spent too much trying to diagnose so I'm taking a break. 
May 2014

113000 mi

US $200
Passenger strut spring broke. Replaced with Monroe quick strut since it comes with spring on it. 
Dec 2014

113000 mi
Intermittent no start 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

148000 mi

US $175
Rusted bolt holding ignition coil sheared in half during self repair. Unable to remove from mounting hole. Valve cover had to be replaced. #4,5,6 cylinder ignition coils failed. Were replaced with new OEM parts. During replacement, a rusted bolt sheared resulting in a different, more expensive repair. 
Ford Escape in North Dakota, United States
- Dec 2006
Dec 2006

44000 mi

US $50
Replace Idle Air Control Valve 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
Aug 2014

97000 mi

US $300
Worn front ball joints, attached to control arms so have to replace all of it. Brake hose leak leads to hydraulic failure, lost breaking entirely 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

79300 mi
Driver's seat belt light came on again after seat belt was fastened 
Oct 2014

82000 mi

US $543
Replacing spark plugs resulted in replacement of a number of intake gaskets.This was deemed preventive maintenance so nothing was covered under the Ford ESP. While I was there had recall 14S02 service performed. 
Nov 2014

82000 mi

US $230
Replace leaking coolant temperature sensor at own expense. Replace leaking engine oil seals and gaskets using Ford Basic Care ESP ($200 ded.) 
Apr 2015

83000 mi
Engine skipping. Diagnosed as Cyl. #6. Coil pack replaced. 
Feb 2016

86000 mi

US $200
Persistent oil leak required many new engine gaskets and dismounting of engine. Fortunately I had a Ford protection plan and was responsible for the $200 deductible only.This was the second trip to the shop for this leak. Hopefully all is well 
Feb 2017

89000 mi

US $248
Rusted out right rear brake line replaced. Bleeder valve rusted in so wheel cylinder had to be replaced as well. 
Aug 2017

90000 mi

US $200
Repair and replace a non-origial flexible exhaust joint. 
Feb 2018

90000 mi

US $100
Repair exhaust pipe break at muffler joints. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

134000 mi

US $67
Replaced coil pack on #6 cylinder 

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2003 Ford Escape

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Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

47000 mi
Coil and spark plug replaced. Codes indicated misfiring cylinder #5. Claim this was due to the engine detailing and cleaning resulted in chemical getting into coil and ruining it. Rplaced and works fine.  
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008

64480 mi

C $400
2nd alternator in 1 year  
Sep 2008

65100 mi

C $100
Fuel pump,fuel meter sensor. 

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2003 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Connecticut, United States
May 2012 - Sep 2013
May 2013

192000 mi

US $150
Spark plug and ignition coil on cylinder 6 needed to be replaced 
Ford Escape in Nebraska, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2016
Sep 2012

134000 mi

US $450
Alternator went out on interstate. Previously replaced in December 2006 and again in November 2007. Cost for 2006 was $700. Alternator was under warranty so cost was $525 for labor. 
Feb 2014

150000 mi

US $283
Front driver brake line failed due to corrosion. Replacing all four brake lines. Also replacing nonworking 12 volt car power outlet. 
Sep 2014

155000 mi

US $336
Tone ring broken on front left axle. At least once daily when I would brake it would almost pulsate the brakes acting like I was on ice or something. Made me feel like I was not going to be able to stop. Replaced left front axle. 
Feb 2015

161000 mi

US $20
Transmission fluid leaking. Seal needed replaced and more transmission fluid added. 
Sep 2015

163000 mi

US $12
SUV was chugging or hesitating while driving. Replaced fuel filter and added a fuel system cleaner. SUV is still hesitating/chugging once in awhile. 
Jan 2016

160700 mi

US $773
Failed fuel injector. Also changing original spark plugs. Oil leaking on to back spark plug as well. All new rubber seals will be put on as applicable. 
Jun 2016

164000 mi
Small transmission fluid leak, needs a new seal. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

142600 mi

C $400
Passenger side front Wheel hub was warped. According to the dealership, this has never happened before, to any Escape. 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Oct 2012
Aug 2010

89000 mi

US $175
Replaced exhaust gasket and other parts to repair exhaust leak. 
Feb 2011

95000 mi

US $2092
Two cylinders misfiring. Replaced the ignition coils and boots on the two misfiring cylinders, and replaced all six spark plugs. Due to Problem 1, the front catalytic converter became clogged and blew apart, damaging the rear catalytic converter. Replaced the front and rear catalytic converters. 
Mar 2011

95000 mi

US $30
Front left brake sticks. Caliper needs to be replaced. Decided to wait until other brake work needs to be done (e.g. pads/rotors) and have all work done simultaneously. 
Dec 2011

106000 mi

US $174
Headlight not working due to wiring corrosion. Replaced pigtail connector and bulb. Misfire in wet conditions (reappeared after 2 previous repair attempts). Replaced #4 ignition coil and spark plug. 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Feb 2013 - Dec 2016
Apr 2013

122200 mi
ball joint 
May 2013

125000 mi

US $150
front right bearing, left & right lower control arm 
Nov 2013

138000 mi

US $40
replaced spark plugs 
Jan 2014

US $350
Fast light off catalyst & two way catalyst replaced  plus #4 & #5 ignition coil replaced 
Jun 2014

150000 mi

US $100
Replaced right front bearing & tie rod 
Apr 2015

166200 mi

US $150
replaced rear wheel bearings 
Aug 2016

195000 mi

US $40
Replaced a/c compressor 
Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2015
Jul 2012

104200 mi
Replace alternator Airbag light gives code 32. Clockspring is bad. Airbag light code 32. Replaced clockspring. 
Jan 2013

102700 mi

US $400
Replaced tie rod ends. Front end alignment by David's Automotive in The Colony. Replaced wiper blades and rear window gas shocks. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2006 - Jun 2011
May 2006

34100 mi

C $50
Sway bar end links, both sides 
Nov 2009

60760 mi

C $40
Outer tie rod end was loose; replaced with $30 in parts. Radiator drain cock snapped in half while hand-loosening; common problem with Fords as the drain cock is hollow. A 5/16" hex key was used to remove the stem, but parts counter did not have a direct replacement. Reused broken bit, will fix in 2 yrs. Both front ABS tone rings cracked, a common problem leading to premature ABS activation. Epoxied them back into place with JB weld; real cost to me was $0 as I already had a tube on hand. Factory fix is a new axle, as these are press-fitted. 
Ford Escape in Kansas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2014
Mar 2010

136000 mi

US $20
Replaced worn sway bar links. Replaced worn sway bar links 
Feb 2013

167300 mi

US $200
Oil Leaking from Timing Cover onto exhaust after driving. Replaced Timing cover gasket. Oil pan gasket and valve cover gaskets must be replaced when the timing cover gasket is replaced. ABS tone ring on the front passenger side cracked and would cause the ABS to engage randomly when braking in a slow turn. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Sep 2014
Mar 2012

99200 mi

C $200
Muffler and tailpipe 
Sep 2013

120900 mi

C $200
DS rear wheel bearing 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
May 2014 - Nov 2018
Jun 2014

113000 mi

US $600
put in new bearings, new stabilizers,tie rods replaced 3 rear hard to reach ignition coils, belts while motor was apart, 6 spark plugs,etc. 
Oct 2014

117200 mi

US $150
Replaced fuel pump.Mechanic wanted 350 for parts & labor. Bought fuel pump from Amazon for 150 less. Did replacement myself.Saved 200 on parts & labor 
Jun 2015

121000 mi

US $116
Needed a new battery. Not a big deal. 
Feb 2016

125000 mi

US $60
Brake line ruptured. Replaced both front brake lines myself. Repair shop wanted 290.00. Cost of parts was 60.00. Saved 230.00. Total time was about 75 mins. 
Apr 2017

133600 mi

US $15
Needed to go through inspection. Was getting Airbag Code 47 flashing on dashboard ( common problem ). Took passenger seat out, disconnected yellow harness under said seat and cleaned and used dielectric gel on harness connectors. Bolted seat back in. Problem solved. No more Airbag light or flashing code on dashboard. Cost of Dielectric grease. 12.00. Took about 16 minutes. 
Jul 2017

135000 mi

US $28
Blowing hot air thru aircon. Bought can of Freon and recharged it myself. Took 10 minutes. 
Sep 2017

137312 mi

US $39
Replaced ignition coils #4,#5,#6. AutoZone wanted $73 per coil. I bought all 6 coils online for 40 bucks. Went to three mechanics (just for laughs), and was quoted $311,$350,$365. It took me, and I kid you not, 8 minutes. 8 MINUTES!!! Then I changed the oil, while drinking beer with my neighbor, and that took about 30 minutes. Oil cost me $40. Filter $10. So altogether, I spent $90, took me 38 minutes. Mechanics would of robbed me of close to $500. Pitiful. Oh yeah, the beer cost me $12 . Cheers!! 
Jan 2018

13787500 mi

US $190
Replaced Oxygen Sensors , both front & rear. Replaced Cylinder 4,5,6 Spark Plugs. Changed Air Filter. Changed Gas Filter. Had Code P0430, indicating Catalytic Converter problem. Code cleared, so it wasn't the Catalytic Converter. Total cost was approx. 190.00. No Repair shop involved, did the work myself. 
Feb 2018

137000 mi

US $250
Started to leak Steering Fluid. Investigated and had Pump Housing Crack. Installed new Power Steering pump, gaskets, hoses, clamps,etc. Real Pain in the Arse. Warning light came on for battery. Battery was good. I was leaving for Ireland in two days, so gave car to friend to repair while I was gone. He investigated and discovered the idiot who replaced the Alternator previous to when I owned the car, did not shrinktape a wire connection, and it corroded into two pieces,hence no charge to battery. Gave my buddy 100.00 bucks for his trouble, because I know how difficult it is to get to the Alternator! 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2016
May 2016

135000 mi

US $700
Radio died, engine started running rough and within a couple minutes died. Car towed to shop and alternator and battery were replaced. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

126000 mi

US $60
Coil on #4 cylinder 
Ford Escape in Nebraska, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

78300 mi

US $1300
Ordinary wear and tear Knob that adjusts cooling and heat not adjusting temperature 
Ford Escape in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2016
Jan 2015

99000 mi

US $260
The timing cover leaking. Also had a bad oil pan drain pug, threads were bad. Replaced oil pan & gasket, valve cover gaskets, timing cover gaskets, flushed anti-freeze and changed the oil. 
Jul 2015

105000 mi

US $20
Interior fabric on passenger side door panel cam loose, removed & reapplied the adhesive then stuck the fabric back in place. 
Dec 2015

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

Ford Escape in Montana, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Feb 2010

105000 mi

US $500
Clogged (front/left) Catalytic Convertor. Clogged (front/left) Catalytic Convertor replaced with new part. Took approximately 10 days to get part. After replacement of clogged (front/left) catalytic convertor, the vehicle was still not running properly. It was determined that the main catalytic convertor was also clogged. A local exhaust shop replaced the cat and fixed the problem. Broken stud in rear/right exhaust manifold was causing an exhaust leak. Had to drill and use an EZ-Out to remove broken stud. Installed Heli-Coil insert and new stud and exhaust manifold gasket. 
Apr 2012

125000 mi

US $900
Cruise Control Inoperative: 1) Replaced Clock Spring in steering wheel. 2) Replaced Cruise Control Servo/Module 
May 2013

139000 mi

US $175
Problem: Leaking exhaust manifold (front) caused by broken exhaust manifold stud. Repair: 1) Drilled out broken stud. 2) Removed and replaced all studs/nuts. (Ford parts) 3) Replaced exhaust manifold gasket. (Ford part) 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2011
Jun 2011

176000 mi

US $474
sway bar links and a wheel bearing 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2014 - Dec 2015
May 2014

74100 mi

US $225
Coils 4,5,6 failed. Replaced all 6 coils and spark plugs. 
Jul 2015

84200 mi

US $325
Tone ring for ABS cracked and caused ABS failure. New tone ring was installed which called for partial disassembly of left side wheel/suspension/axel. 
Sep 2015

85000 mi

US $95
Backup assist system failure 
Oct 2015

85300 mi

US $100
Brake cables to both rear wheels seized. Both were replaced 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Apr 2015 - May 2015
May 2015

131000 mi

US $300
Alternator stopped working. Part cost $200, but I needed to remove the plenum to pull the alternator up from the back of the engine. So extra cost was gasket kit 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
- Dec 2007
Dec 2007

24620 mi

C $212
replaced both front swa7y bar links 
Ford Escape in District of Columbia, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2015
Nov 2008

85000 mi

US $400
New sway bar end links 
Feb 2009

86000 mi

US $650
New fuel pump and filter. 
Jan 2010

96000 mi

US $350
Ignition coils 4 & 5 were bad and were replaced. 
Aug 2010

101700 mi

US $530
Broken radiator hose plus flush and fill. 
Mar 2011

108000 mi

US $1000
New left front wheel bearing and control arm. New front left wheel bearing and lower control arm. 
Jan 2012

100300 mi

US $612
Replaced right front control arm Serpentine belt and tensioner. 
Mar 2012

122000 mi

US $450
Front left control arm replaced. 
Nov 2012

132800 mi

US $500
New oil pan gasket. 
Jul 2013

139000 mi

US $520
New alternator installed. 
Jun 2014

145000 mi

US $350
Right front ball joint New front right ball joint 
Feb 2015

152000 mi

US $370
Right inner tie rod replacement 
Apr 2015

154300 mi

US $1200
New shocks and struts. New stabilizer bar and tie rods . 
Sep 2015

159000 mi

US $150
New battery 
Oct 2015

159000 mi

US $680
New radiator and hoses 
Dec 2015

159000 mi
Transmission blown. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2007 - Feb 2008
Jan 2008

C $100
Had a transmission service (flush), same day service, approx $150 cdn. Done by dealer. Did not fix problem (transmission shudder, and miss). Then developed a transmission leak, paid approx $100, did not fix the leak. Was told it was a different problem, estimate $300 to fix, that’s when I traded it in.  
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Dec 2004 - Dec 2013
Jan 2004

US $100
Gas line leak 
Jan 2005

US $200
Front stabilizer bar loose 
Sep 2013

125000 mi

US $450
Pan gasket leaking. Removed and replaced. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2015
Jun 2009

101000 mi
Airbag indicator began blinking. Eventually diagnosed the code as the restraint connector underneath passenger seat. Made sure connection was secure; light went off, and has remained so. 
Apr 2010

114000 mi

US $250
Rear pinion gasket leaking, was replaced. 
Aug 2010

118000 mi

US $275
Tie rod ends worn out, needed replacement. Were making a 'knocking' or 'fluttering' sound when going over uneven pavement or bumps. 
Dec 2011

127000 mi

US $450
Car started to run very rough, as though it were 'missing'. Check engine light flashing. OBD II indicated coil #3 was shot. That coil and all spark plugs replaced. 
Jul 2013

140700 mi

US $300
Engine began knocking - check engine light turned on. Replaced faulty coil on one cylinder. 
Aug 2013

141000 mi

US $400
ABS ring on axle began activating at random braking intervals. Axle required replacement; cv boots were replaced at the same time. 
Sep 2014

157000 mi

US $190
Vehicle is making a loud clunking noise (again) when travelling over lightly rutted/bumpy roads. Mechanic advised undercarriage so rusted that suspension repair would not make financial sense. Driving vehicle into ground and will replace. 
Mar 2015

161000 mi
Brake lines rusted out and failed on the road. Immediately replaced vehicle. Overall, it was a great car, but was ultimately overly susceptible to corrosion. 
Ford Escape in Philippines
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Dec 2011

21080 mi

$2900
Intermittent loss of power during accelerating/overtaking at high gear somewhat like water contamination in fuel or worn out spark plug Drive belt noise during cold start but gone after engine start . Probably, tensioner bearing start to corrode or drive belt problem. The intermittent loss of power as previously reported was diagnosed as loss of current supply to the spark plug, thus high voltage coil plate has been replaced. Operation has returned to its normal status. 
Ford Escape in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009
Jul 2009

109120 mi

C $1800
o2 sensors kept blowing....tests showed it was main computer..main computer was changed out. On way home from shop check engine light went on, turned around and then it was discovered it was probable the main electrical harness, changed it out. 
Aug 2009

109120 mi

C $653
cd kept sticking in 6cd changer U-joints needed to be replaced. Ball joints needed to be replaced. Overall deducted $653 in reconditioning costs when traded. 
Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Jun 2010 - Jul 2014
Aug 2010

145000 mi

US $1265
Evaporator tube was clogged with shavings from pistons in condenser 
May 2011

154700 mi

US $283
Ignition cylinder locked-up (lock tumbler stuck). Ignition cylinder replaced and key reprogrammed. 
Aug 2011

160000 mi

US $800
Alternator went out - replaced 
Jun 2012

188000 mi

US $700
PCV Valve replacement, Throttle valve adjustment, replace belts 
Aug 2012

190300 mi

US $500
Vehicle had a very high idle with a low whine. Replaced two hoses. They also went ahead and replaced all belts. 
Aug 2013

199000 mi

US $100
Connection leaking freon after recharge. Did not require them to drain in order to fix. 
Dec 2013

205000 mi

US $350
Car would stall immediately after start or super low RPMs. They gave it a tune up and cleaned the throttle plate. I still experience the low RPMs on occasion, but it does not stall. 
Feb 2014

206000 mi
Stalling - cleaned throttle plate 
Ford Escape in South Carolina, United States
Oct 2014 - Oct 2016
Jan 2015

US $18
radiator hose blew out and needed replacing 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2013
Jan 2013

US $900
valve cover gaskets leaked, oil pooled in the spark plug wells. This cause the engine to misfire and dump fuel into the catalytic converter. The front cats basically melted dumping into the rear cat which clogged causing sever lack of power 
Ford Escape in Utah, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2019
Aug 2010

82000 mi

US $30
Oil pan gasket 
Sep 2010

84000 mi

US $200
Alternator 
Apr 2011

95000 mi

US $700
Replaced ABS control module 
Mar 2012

115000 mi
Broken wire in EGR solenoid circuit 
Dec 2012

131000 mi

US $60
Self-adjusters on rear brakes not working. Replaced adjuster hardware. 
Feb 2014

155000 mi
Alternator failure Power steering pump leaking ABS sensor failure 
Sep 2015

187000 mi

US $30
Replaced ABS sensor 
Feb 2016

188600 mi

US $4000
Transmission failure 
May 2016

189900 mi

US $150
Replaced failed alternator 
Aug 2016

190900 mi

US $200
Replaced worn inner tie rods 
Mar 2017

195000 mi

US $75
Poor startup and idle. Replace idle air control motor. 
May 2017

197000 mi

US $25
Recharged AC 
Mar 2018

204000 mi

US $120
Tired battery was replaced. 
Ford Escape in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jun 2013 - Sep 2016
Sep 2013

83700 mi

C $130
battery failed after a number of years. would not hold charge. purhcased new battery and works as required now. 
Feb 2014

88740 mi
Battery issue due to cold weather. Took out battery to ensure full charge, cleaned terminals and cables to ensure proper connection. Re-installed battery and connections. No further ussues. 
Jul 2014

90520 mi
Have not started vehicle for some time...battery dead. Charging now, and will see if that fixed it once again. 
Feb 2016

93620 mi

C $405
The lower/return (non-pressure) power steering line had a leak, this was replaced at a local repair shop. 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

130000 mi

US $940
Clogged cat converter. car ran very poor, especially at high speeds. 
Jul 2016

157700 mi

US $200
Replaced rear bank ignition coil (on plug) under intake manifold. 
Sep 2017

169000 mi
Loose air bag connector under driver's seat 
Mar 2018

172000 mi

US $480
muffler and tailpipe 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Aug 2013 - Apr 2017
Feb 2015

62500 mi

US $600
wheel bearing replaced. shock absorbers replaced passenger seatbelt retractor not working correctly, causing warning light for the airbag system 
Mar 2015

63000 mi

US $350
Lower control arm bushings were worn - buldging, cracked. Replaced entire arm = new arm, new bushings and ball joints. 
Ford Escape in Washington, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
May 2013

165000 mi

US $300
I supplied shocks and struts/springs that I had bought for my mechanic to install. 
Oct 2015

200300 mi

US $606
Alternator failed, and needed replacement. 
Sep 2016

205000 mi

US $1400
Broken band controlling 2nd & 4th gear. No other damage done, so band was replaced. 
Jun 2017

212000 mi

US $80
Engine overheated, but was shut down before damage occurred. The diagnosis was a failed thermostat. A new thermostat housing with included thermostat solved the problem. 
Mar 2018

216000 mi

US $35
Vehicle ran rough, and gave an OBDC-II code relating to EGR. A new EGR valve solved the problem. 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
May 2013 - Sep 2015
Sep 2013

107260 mi

C $200
Sunroof not working. Plastic bracket attached to the driving cable broken. Replaced with after market aluminum ones. 
Apr 2015

115940 mi
Engine oil leak 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Sep 2011 - May 2016
Jul 2013

96300 mi

US $100
Rough Idle, Cylinder #5 misfire 
Jun 2014

110000 mi

US $577
No brakes, lost hydraulic fluid pressure. Replaced one failed brake line. Tie rod or other suspension part replaced 
Jul 2014

110300 mi

US $250
Replaced Front pads and rotors, rear wheel cylinder, front left brake line, both rear brake line. Replaced serpentine belt Rear wheel hubs 
Apr 2015

115000 mi

US $135
Stabilizer rattled 
May 2016

140000 mi

US $1200
Subframe rusted out. 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2012 - Jun 2014
Jul 2013

181200 mi

US $2800
Remanufactured 3.0 DOHC Engine was installed 
Ford Escape in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012
Sep 2011

58280 mi

C $400
tie rod diver side 6 cd changer stopped working 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
Jan 2015

US $718
Had fuel pump replaced. 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2016
Oct 2014

210000 mi

US $300
Valve cover gaskets, coil over packs, main catalytic ,spark plugs, intake plenum upper lower gaskets, pcv valve and pcv valve hose 3 sections, all these parts replaced cause of systematic failure of oil seeping to spark plug well . 

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2003 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

127-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2011 - Jun 2014
Apr 2012

102800 mi

C $2900
fuel idle module and another module 

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2002 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

142000 mi
Oil pan gasket - persistent, minor leak not severe enough to warrant repair. Catalytic converter performing outside specifications. Would have repaired before next emissions inspection. 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
Sep 2011

116000 mi

US $250
new coil 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Oct 2010 - Aug 2012
Mar 2011

76000 mi

US $275
Left front wheel bearing bad, dealer replaced 
Jun 2011

78000 mi

US $585
Replaced right front wheel bearing, right front drive axle carrier bearing. Performed 4 wheel alignment while in shop also. 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

83000 mi

US $521
Replaced worn leaky shocks and struts. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jun 2007 - Jul 2018
Sep 2007

42000 mi

US $50
Replaced both half shafts due to wear. Covered by extended warranty, so I only paid $50 deductible. Ordinarily a more costly repair. Vehicle was in the shop for 3 days. 
Nov 2008

47000 mi

US $550
Sun roof motor replaced. 
Mar 2009

48000 mi

US $100
Leaking master cylinder was replaced in just a few hours. Part cost $129, labor was $190. Car is still fine two weeks later.  
Jun 2012

60000 mi

US $256
Replaced Engine Oil Gasket 
Nov 2013

66100 mi

US $720
Replaced shock absorbers. 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2013
Dec 2010

54000 mi

US $140
Car would crank normally but wouldn't start. My mechanic diagnosed it as a faulty fuel pump. He replaced it with a part from the dealer in about 2 hours. Car seems to be fine now. We'll see. He was shocked the pump failed w/51000 miles. Oil leak from pan noticed during oil change. Replaced the gasket + new oil & filter. Also replaced air filter, rotated tires, & drained & filled the transmission with Mercon 5 + bottle of Lubegard Silver. Torque Converter shudder is gone. 
Dec 2011

64000 mi

US $25
Experienced a clunking when going over bumps. Self diagnosed as the Stabilizer links. Replaced them with Moog links with a zerks for greasing. Eliminated the issue. Also 60,000 mile maintenance, i.e. fuel filter, radiator flush, etc. 
Dec 2012

70000 mi

US $80
Misfire on Coil #5 due to hairline crack. Replaced with Standard Motor part. Decided to check all coils and repaired them with high-temp silicone to prevent moisture seepage. Also replaced spark plugs, intake gaskets and PCV valve. 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2011
Sep 2010

160002 mi

US $135
cylinders 3 and 5 misfire, changed coils and plugs no change. attempted update reflash, no change. found out you can not use accel coils on this vehicle, ordered new motorcraft coils. low coolant sensor on the bottom of the coolant reservoir bottle went bad, making one think that the radiator is low on coolant. changed 2 aftermarket accel coils back to original equipment because computer does not read them causing engine to misfire. 
Jan 2011

176000 mi

US $17
radiator had pin-hole leaks from small stones being thrown from cars in front on hwy driving. Purchased BG's coolant sealer no problems since. 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

144200 mi

US $1700
We had the transmission replaced, and sensors also. 
Ford Escape in Arizona, United States
Aug 2013 - Jul 2014
Sep 2013

124000 mi

US $400
Blower motor 

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2002 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Jun 2009 - May 2012
Apr 2010

89000 mi

US $450
Rattle/clunking from front end. Control arm bushings and ball joint sockets worn. Both front lower control arms replaced. 
Oct 2010

93000 mi

US $260
ABS tone rings cracked, causing pedal shudder when first driving and loss of ABS. ABS tone rings were replaced and seems to have fixed the problem. 
Dec 2010

93000 mi

US $500
Cylinder 6 ignition coil failed, causing rough running and blinking CEL due to misfiring. Also had all 6 spark plugs and spark plug boots replaced. 
Sep 2011

95000 mi

US $950
Front struts replaced because top coil of passenger spring broke off. 
Ford Escape in Minnesota, United States
- Jul 2007
May 2007

80000 mi

US $500
cylinder misfire; engine code P0301 (i think) Injectors tested; coil packs tested; cylinder 3 plug and coil pack replaced; misfires subsequently cause clogged catalytic converter; converter replaced; clear codes;PCM Recalibrated 
Jul 2007

85000 mi

US $45
Engine codes pulled; EGR flow insufficent or overflow; DPFE suspected to have failed; DPFE replaced and codes cleared; symptom resolved. 
Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2014
Jun 2010

95000 mi

US $700
Rear brake backing plates rusted through. Had to replace Brake Hubs, Backing Plates, and Brake Shoes. 
Jun 2013

107000 mi

US $2200
Front Sub Frame rusted through. 
Ford Escape in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Dec 2010
Oct 2010

114000 mi

US $550
The fuel pump started to make a noise coming from the back seat. It was determined that the fuel pump was the cause and should be replaced. 
Dec 2010

114000 mi

US $119
Transmission started shifting roughly into overdrive. After about two weeks there was also noticeable slippage when shifting all gears. Sold car. 
Ford Escape in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

148000 mi

US $315
New tires, battery and tail light bulb 
Ford Escape in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2012
Jun 2009

98000 mi

US $415
sway bar and control bar repairs need to fix excessive suspension noise 
Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Mar 2006 - Jun 2018
Sep 2006

71200 mi

US $330
Replace EGR Valve and Gasket. Emission control valve causing rough engine idle. 
Aug 2007

85800 mi

US $1480
Running rough and loud. Replace manifold and gasket. Replace catalytic converter and mass airflow sensor. 
Jul 2008

97100 mi

US $414
Replace RF wheel bearing 
Dec 2008

102200 mi

US $697
Replaced alternator 
Aug 2011

148000 mi

US $293
Replaced noisy RF wheel bearing 
Dec 2012

170000 mi

US $320
System test and replace alternator 
Aug 2014

188600 mi

US $238
Replace throttle position sensor. Replace idle air control valve. Clean mass flow air sensor. 
Oct 2015

196200 mi

US $769
Overheated and running very rough. Oil mixing with coolant. Replaced engine oil cooler, main radiator hose, coolant and radiator fluid flush. 
May 2016

197300 mi

US $240
Replaced LF wheel bearing 
May 2017

200000 mi

US $1949
Replaced water pump Replaced right inner tie rod, both lower control arms, left outer tie rod end, wheel alignment, Replace front brake hoses, brake fluid flush, and replaced bent left front caliper. 
Ford Escape in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
Nov 2012

89100 mi

US $450
Master cylinder had issues. Lost braking on long trip 
Dec 2012

90000 mi

US $800
Brake problem wasn't fixed on previous visit. Master cylinder and brake booster needing replacing 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2005 - Feb 2012
May 2005

46500 mi

C $15
Replaced brake reservoir cap 
Jun 2005

49600 mi

C $160
Replaced cruise control actuator 
Feb 2009

117800 mi

C $80
Replaced sway bar links 
Sep 2009

125240 mi

C $250
Engine mount, located at the rear side of the engine cracked. Drove 150 km before localized the source of unusual sound. Seems no subsequent damage occurred. Dealer ordered replacement and delivered it in 24 hours. Installed by myself at home. 
Sep 2010

138260 mi

C $160
Failure in one of the ignition coils, with CE light blinking (misfire in one cylinder). Ignition coil replaced. 
Jan 2011

132940 mi

C $60
Failure in another ignition coil, with CE light blinking (misfire in one cylinder). Ignition coil replaced. 
May 2011

143300 mi

C $80
Ignition coil died 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2009
Jun 2008

145000 mi

US $100
rf wheel bearing noisy. both fronts replaced at 90000/covered under warranty by NAPA, I tipped my service guy $100 upon leaving the shop. He had already warrantied the lf wheel bearing at 100000 miles 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2012 - Oct 2013
Mar 2013

198400 mi

C $20
J263 in right side drivers panel shorted out burning no only the connector but much of the wiring as well.. this could have ignited the entire vehicle. removed and re soldered all wires individually Exhaust flex pipe required replacement . 
Jun 2013

201500 mi

C $10
Ignition coils on cylinders 2 and 4 failed and required replacement. 
Oct 2013

214520 mi
Exhaust flex pipe never repaired. 
Ford Escape in Colorado, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2013
Mar 2013

109000 mi

US $300
Slow coolant leak from leaking hose Replaced both bar ends. Passenger front power window off track 
Jun 2013

109000 mi
leaking transmission gasket 
Ford Escape in Missouri, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

124000 mi
Replaced Coil #5 Replacing seals and gaskets in the front and rear that were causing exhaust fumes into the cabin 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Oct 2008 - Apr 2010
Nov 2008

70000 mi

US $600
Could not keep it running. Replaced valve in air mix..2nd time for problem. 
May 2009

74000 mi
Squeaking and crunching noise from right front. Replaced tie rod ends and struts. 
Ford Escape in Ohio, United States
Jan 2009 - Feb 2012
Jun 2009

110000 mi
Replace transmission 
Feb 2012

156000 mi

US $129
Parking brake cable stuck. Rear brake was dragging 
Ford Escape in Indiana, United States
Sep 2013 - Oct 2013
Sep 2013

210000 mi

US $700
The power steering fluid reserve was cracked. The brake line was severed 
Ford Escape in New York, United States
Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

114000 mi

US $100
Replaced bad bearing to increase trade in value. 
Ford Escape in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2010 - Jun 2012
Jan 2011

64790 mi
Replaced fuel pump. Replaced fuel pump. 
Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
May 2014 - Oct 2019
May 2014

115940 mi

C $1400
Torque converter lockup. Needed replacement. 
Oct 2014

115940 mi

C $534
2 engine oil seals Replace lower control arm right front 
Nov 2016

122640 mi

C $1800
Misfire- needed plugs and coils replaced 
Jan 2018

131440 mi

C $890
Replaced alternator and battery 
Mar 2018

133300 mi

C $1100
brakes axle seals 
Ford Escape in Maryland, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2013
Sep 2008

69000 mi

US $2
ABS sensor wheel became loose on the axle, causing the ABS to activate on the left front wheel whenever the brakes were applied. 
Jun 2012

79000 mi

US $238
#2 cylinder ignition coil failed and was replaced. 

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2002 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

127-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Ford Escape in New York, United States
Jul 2004 - Mar 2011
Jul 2004

59000 mi
Air bag light - replaced passenger air bag 

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2002 Ford Escape 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Ontario, Canada
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

105400 mi

C $340
Flex Line between manifold and catalytic converter on underside at front broke and needed replaced 

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2001 Ford Escape

Engine not specified

Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

US $2500
The frame of the car cracked. 
Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2011
Feb 2011

107500 mi
Catalytic Converter Clogged. Had to replace. 

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2001 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Escape in Georgia, United States
May 2009 - Nov 2014
May 2012

121300 mi

US $60
Electric window regulator failed 
Dec 2012

124000 mi

US $300
Stumbling / bucking especially with cold engine. I replaced COPS/Plugs/Lower&Upper intake gaskets/TPS/EGR/vac mod/DPFE/vacuum lines/PCV/Fuel Filter Clunking noise in front end. I replaced strut assembly and sway bar end links 
Jan 2013

126000 mi

US $100
Replaced crankshaft position sensor and plug for this sensor 
Apr 2014

138500 mi

US $800
Had to replace AC hoses due to degradation and leaks. Replaced oil pan gasket 
Jun 2014

141000 mi

US $150
Replaced fuel pump 
Sep 2014

146000 mi

US $20
Oil Pressure Switch replaced. 
Ford Escape in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2012
Feb 2009

113000 mi

US $500
Driving down interstate...bang...vehicle stalled briefly...kept going...bang again...vehicle lost power...forced to pull to side of interstate...tranny fluid everywhere...hole in tranny...shop said tranny exploded. 
Oct 2009

119000 mi

US $10
The shifter cable "keeper" that attaches to the gear select shaft at the top of the transmission, broke, leaving the Escape in neutral. Sunday, so I made do with some keepers bought at Ace Hardware and some ingenuity. Still need to buy actual part. 
Sep 2010

127000 mi

US $90
Replaced a bad coil on cylinder 3, had issues with same cylinder months before took it to a friend to repair ant hey put replacement coil on cylinder 2..miss returned after a couple days...check engine light came back on few weeks later. 
Apr 2011

132000 mi

US $243
Alternator failed, ruined 2 yr old battery. Was a B*tch to replace, also replaced serpentine belt as it was showing wear. 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2013
Feb 2013

15000 mi

US $300
Front flex pipe fix Brake hose replaced. Front flex pipe fixed and next day left brake hose needed to be fixed? Front flex pipe fix and next day left brake hose needed to be fix? 
Ford Escape in Oklahoma, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2015
Apr 2013

172300 mi

US $52
COP 5 due to misfire 
Ford Escape in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2014 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

202000 mi

US $206
muffler catalytic converter 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Apr 2014 - Jul 2018
Mar 2015

71000 mi

US $40
Door handle mechanism on driver's door broke. Unable to open the door from the outside. 
Dec 2015

81000 mi

US $585
Bad coil pack. Replaced 6 spark plugs, 1 coil pack, intake manifold gasket. 
Jun 2018

92000 mi

US $250
Coil spring snapped, replaced left and right front suspension with loaded struts. 

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2001 Ford Escape 4dr SUV

201-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Illinois, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2011
Jan 2009

36000 mi

US $1450
Transmission repair required parts replaced. 
May 2009

39000 mi

US $300
car wandered and the problem was worn front stabilizers. 
Jun 2009

39000 mi

US $700
Car continues to wander at speed. Both lower A arms replaced, problem persists. 
Nov 2009

40000 mi

US $400
everything after the catalytic converter needed replacement 
Apr 2010

42200 mi

US $677
Front brakes including calipers needed full replacement (pads, rotors and calipers) tie rod replaced, car still wanders 
Jun 2010

43000 mi

US $950
second tie-rod replaced, steering now seems safe. 
Oct 2011

50000 mi

US $550
Brake vacuum booster had to be replaced. Had to return car to dealer and replacement resulted in engine light showing, additional repair costs to owner. Total costs to owner =$550.00 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2012
Oct 2009

124000 mi
oil pressure sender was acting up. Still not absolutely sure if it's fixed. Payment was bartered. 
Ford Escape in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2010 - May 2010
May 2010

128960 mi

C $3500
transmission rebuild - then i sold car 
Ford Escape in Virginia, United States
Nov 2009 - Feb 2013
Oct 2011

114000 mi

US $164
ABS repair 
Ford Escape in Utah, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2015
Sep 2008

69000 mi

US $79
Replaced compressor seals and recharged. Lasted less than 5 days, stay away from Johnson's in Clovis, CA. Replaced Schrader Valve 
Nov 2008

71383 mi

US $415
Replaced upper & lower intake gaskets 
Feb 2009

74422 mi

US $118
Added freon & dye, no leaks found. 
Mar 2009

76000 mi

US $167
Replaced o-rings & recharged 
May 2009

77718 mi

US $1051
replaced compressor $ accumulator 
Ford Escape in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

183000 mi

US $700
return port for cooling system is a pipe attached to block. This pipe had a crack. Normal "repair" is a new engine. However, my mechanic had come across this before and was able to repair with a series of epoxies, welding, etc. 
Ford Escape in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2011
Apr 2009

96000 mi

US $700
Ring on half shafts read by the ABS sensor cracked on both shafts. ABS would kick in at random braking events. Could have rings replace only but the cost differential was such that made more sense to replace the half-shafts. Close to normal wear and tear 
May 2009

100000 mi

US $290
replace rear shaft gasket 
Jun 2009

100000 mi
Shop installed incorrect half shafts the first time, had to reinstall correct half shafts, shop covered entire cost including towing. 
May 2010

103000 mi

US $600
muffler and exhaust were leaking  

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2001 Ford Escape 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Ford Escape in Michigan, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

143000 mi

US $540
2 bad coils, 1 bad coil connector, and bad EVAP Canister solenoid. All replaced. 

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2001 Ford Escape 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Feb 2009
Feb 2009

97000 mi
Engine imploded for some unknown reason with just 98k miles. I decided rather to spend the 6000.00 to replace the engine that I would buy another Ford Escape. Very upset, would have bought something else, but Ford offered incentives to stay with them. 
Ford Escape in Texas, United States
Jul 2008 - Jul 2016
Jun 2009

91000 mi

US $400
leaking cylinder 
May 2011

91000 mi

US $400
Vehicle would fail to start. After several previous attempts to identify the problem by the shop but unable to replicate the failure, shop finally was able to hook up while the problem was exhibited. Replaced crankshaft pos sensor. 

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