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FORD ESCAPE - 2013 FORD ESCAPE Problems & Complaints

 
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by Ford Motor Company

There are 542 complaints filed for the 2013 FORD ESCAPE

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2013 FORD ESCAPE. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2013 FORD ESCAPE, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ENGINE

12/3/2016 - NAPLES, FL
I HAVE HAD SEVERAL PROBLEMS WITH THIS VEHICLE ASIDE FROM THE OFFICIAL RECALLS ISSUED ON MY SPECIFIC CAR. STARTED LOSING COOLANT. WOULD STALL AFTER STARTING AND SLUGGISH DURING ACCELERATION. TOOK TO DEALERSHIP WERE I WAS TOLD I NEEDED A NEW FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR AND BATTERY. (NO MENTION OF COOLANT LEAK UNTIL I PUSHED FURTHER) NEW PARTS COST ME NEARLY $600 AND I WAS THEN TOLD THAT I NEEDED A NEW CYLINDER HEAD (THAT WAS CAUSING COOLANT LEAK). PRICE FOR NEW CYLINDER HEAD UPWARDS OF $3000 (OUT OF WARRANTY BY 4000 MILES). I TOOK THE CAR FROM THE DEALERSHIP WITHOUT CYLINDER HEAD REPAIR. STILL STALLING AFTER STARTED AND SLUGGISH DURING ACCELERATION EVEN THO FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE PROBLEM. A FEW WEEKS LATER THE CAR STARTED TO SMELL LIKE GAS WHILE I WAS DRIVING. DISCOVERED A CRACKED FUEL LINE SPRAYING INTO ENGINE COMPARTMENT. CALLED FORD BECAUSE THIS ISSUE IS PART OF A RECALL. THEY INFORMED ME THAT IT WAS NOT FOR MY VEHICLE BUT IF THEY DECIDED TO INCLUDE IT LATER I WOULD BE REIMBURSED FOR THE REPAIR. LASTLY, I WAS DRIVING THE CAR WHEN I HEARD AN ODD METAL ON METAL TYPE OF NOISE. I STOPPED AT A LIGHT AND THE CAR SHUT OFF. NO WARNING LIGHTS ON THE DASH TO TELL ME WHAT MIGHT BE THE PROBLEM. PUSHED THE CAR INTO A PARKING AND DISCOVERED THAT IT HAD A BLOWN HEAD GASKET AND OIL IN THE WATER AND A DIFFERENT PART OF GAS LINE HAD CRACKED SPRAYING FUEL INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AGAIN. THIS CAR NEVER ONCE OVERHEATED SO THERE IS NO REASON IT SHOULD HAVE A BLOWN HEAD GASKET. SO NOW THE CAR IS NOT QUITE 4 YEARS OLD AND NOT DRIVABLE.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

12/3/2016 - NAPLES, FL
I HAVE HAD SEVERAL PROBLEMS WITH THIS VEHICLE ASIDE FROM THE OFFICIAL RECALLS ISSUED ON MY SPECIFIC CAR. STARTED LOSING COOLANT. WOULD STALL AFTER STARTING AND SLUGGISH DURING ACCELERATION. TOOK TO DEALERSHIP WERE I WAS TOLD I NEEDED A NEW FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR AND BATTERY. (NO MENTION OF COOLANT LEAK UNTIL I PUSHED FURTHER) NEW PARTS COST ME NEARLY $600 AND I WAS THEN TOLD THAT I NEEDED A NEW CYLINDER HEAD (THAT WAS CAUSING COOLANT LEAK). PRICE FOR NEW CYLINDER HEAD UPWARDS OF $3000 (OUT OF WARRANTY BY 4000 MILES). I TOOK THE CAR FROM THE DEALERSHIP WITHOUT CYLINDER HEAD REPAIR. STILL STALLING AFTER STARTED AND SLUGGISH DURING ACCELERATION EVEN THO FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE PROBLEM. A FEW WEEKS LATER THE CAR STARTED TO SMELL LIKE GAS WHILE I WAS DRIVING. DISCOVERED A CRACKED FUEL LINE SPRAYING INTO ENGINE COMPARTMENT. CALLED FORD BECAUSE THIS ISSUE IS PART OF A RECALL. THEY INFORMED ME THAT IT WAS NOT FOR MY VEHICLE BUT IF THEY DECIDED TO INCLUDE IT LATER I WOULD BE REIMBURSED FOR THE REPAIR. LASTLY, I WAS DRIVING THE CAR WHEN I HEARD AN ODD METAL ON METAL TYPE OF NOISE. I STOPPED AT A LIGHT AND THE CAR SHUT OFF. NO WARNING LIGHTS ON THE DASH TO TELL ME WHAT MIGHT BE THE PROBLEM. PUSHED THE CAR INTO A PARKING AND DISCOVERED THAT IT HAD A BLOWN HEAD GASKET AND OIL IN THE WATER AND A DIFFERENT PART OF GAS LINE HAD CRACKED SPRAYING FUEL INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AGAIN. THIS CAR NEVER ONCE OVERHEATED SO THERE IS NO REASON IT SHOULD HAVE A BLOWN HEAD GASKET. SO NOW THE CAR IS NOT QUITE 4 YEARS OLD AND NOT DRIVABLE.

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POWER TRAIN

11/30/2016 - KANSAS CITY, MO
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 FORD ESCAPE. ONCE THE VEHICLE WAS SHIFTED INTO GEAR, THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A DEALER, BUT WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 84,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

11/30/2016 - KANSAS CITY, MO
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 FORD ESCAPE. ONCE THE VEHICLE WAS SHIFTED INTO GEAR, THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A DEALER, BUT WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 84,000.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

11/28/2016 - CONOVER, NC
VEHICLE STALLS OUT WHEN ACCELERATING AFTER STARTING AND ALSO WHEN ACCELERATING IN HIGHWAY DRIVING. RECENTLY IN HEAVY TRAFFIC. BARELY AVOIDED ACCIDENT. HAVE TO SHUT OFF AND RESTART. LOCAL DEALER IS SERVICING FUEL SYSTEM AT THIS TIME.THE SERVICE REP STATED THAT IT COULD BE A FUEL SENSOR. RESEARCHED ONLINE AND FOUND SAME/SIMILAR PROBLEMS WITH THIS MAKE, MODEL AND YEAR. VEHICLE JUST SERVICED ON 11/21/2016. ODOMETER 67,762..

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ENGINE

11/23/2016 - TRAPHILL, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 FORD ESCAPE. WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED AND THE BATTERY WARNING SENSOR ILLUMINATED. IN ADDITION, THE CONTACT HEARD AN ABNORMAL SOUND COMING FROM THE FUEL TANK. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, BUT THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 75,000.

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

11/23/2016 - TRAPHILL, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 FORD ESCAPE. WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED AND THE BATTERY WARNING SENSOR ILLUMINATED. IN ADDITION, THE CONTACT HEARD AN ABNORMAL SOUND COMING FROM THE FUEL TANK. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, BUT THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 75,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY

11/23/2016 - TRAPHILL, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 FORD ESCAPE. WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED AND THE BATTERY WARNING SENSOR ILLUMINATED. IN ADDITION, THE CONTACT HEARD AN ABNORMAL SOUND COMING FROM THE FUEL TANK. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, BUT THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 75,000.

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VISIBILITY/WIPER

11/23/2016 - MONROE, LA
MY WINDSHIELD FRONT WINDSHIELD WIPERS STOPPED WORKING. THE BACK ONE WORKS FINE. I TOOK IT TO THE FORD COMPANY AND THEY WANT $100.05 A HOUR FOR THREE HOURS JUST TO TELL ME WHAT IS WRONG. THIS PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY REPAIRS. IF IT IS ELECTRICAL, ISN'T THERE A RECALL ON THIS VEHICLE?

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WHEELS

11/22/2016 - CASAR, NC
CAN NOT CHANGE TIRE! LUG WRENCH PROVIDED WILL NOT WORK OR WOULD ANY OTHER SOCKET OR TOOL I HAVE? FORD TOLD ME THIS IS MY PROBLEM( THEY CALL LUG "SWELLING"). SERVICE MANUAL DOES NOT HAVE TO REPLACE LUGS AS PART OF ROUTEINE MAINTANCE??

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