If you receive notice of a recall, contact your local dealer. The affected wheel bearings have incorrect dimensions of a 42mm bore, 76mm outer dimension, and 39mm width, instead of a 42mm bore, 78mm outer dimension and a 45mm width. Have not returned to dealer. Unfortunately, The Throttle Body Is On Backorder. Shutoff ignition again, removed key, opened door into traffic to completely shutoff electronics, radio, driving lights, etc. Ford has won kudos for its Sync interface to infotainment systems, and justifiably so. I took to an auto shop.
Drove The Car To A ford Dealer The Following Day For Evaluation. Don't expect to tow anything behind this car. Two different dealerships have inspected numerous times and can not find anything wrong. Sep 2016159677 km Getting check engine light referring to cylinder 4 misfire upon startup. At the time Ford chose not to replace electric steering column and elected to complete recall with alternate software update. Little had changed with the Ford Escape since 2001.
The vehicle was towed to Ford country in henderson, Nevada. The vehicle now has 104,000 miles and still runs like new. Vehicle was initially traveling at 55 mph when a sudden stop was initiated by driver. The vehicle was not repaired. Automakers issue recalls to fix defects, or sometimes just to check for defects. I feel like a rat in a science experiment. This is the only reliable and overbuilt Escape Ford made including among the very different and more troublesome 2013-2016 non-hybrid Escapes consumer data demonstrated.
This Had Happened Several Times In The Past. So far I have averaged 32 mpg with each tank full. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. Acceleration is good, although putting the pedal to the floor quickly runs the engine up to a howl. Found 1 qt low and filled lub oil.
Had This Happened At Highway Speeds It Could Have Had Serious Consequences. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Dealer replaced two actuators and I was told that a 15 degree difference in temp was normal from side to side with dual auto climate control The problem remained. This is a good place to start. Restarting The Vehicle Corrected The Issue. This Has Happened Four Times Over A Period Of Six Months.
Under the right circumstances, the Escape Hybrid will run in electric-only mode up to almost 40 mph. Power and Associates is proprietary information owned by J. After two minutes, the vehicle restarted normally. But people are saying that Ford has really gotten their act together over the years, and I'm keeping my fingers crossed on that front. Ventilation and cooling for the batteries. I felt this was way to soon to have to change pads and rotors. I Took The Car To My Nearest ford Dealership The Next Morning And Was Told That No Diagnostic Codes Were Coming Up But The Tech Did Some Special Tests And Determined That My Mass Air Flow Sensor Needs To Be Replaced.
This was similar to the 2005 we had except it was due to the coolant circulation pump. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ball joints replaced - Ford blamed this on towing, though I believe the problem existed prior to. It is in the South where moisture is a problem when humidity and ocean salt can amplify when visiting on occasion. Best of all, the reason I bought the hybrid, is the gas mileage. While the front wheels still get anti-lock discs, the rear brakes are now an antiquated drum design. Very high revs in between shifts.
Nov 19, 2013 My 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid with 212,000 miles abruptly came to a halt three weeks ago. Vehicle steering wheel jittering, bumping and vibrating while vehicle is stopped and experiencing intermittent loss of power steering. Brake fluid reservoir level was okay. I Was Driving Thru A Neighborhood At The Time So My Car Seemed To Be Ok Going Between 30-40 Mph, But At Every Red Light My Car Seemed Like Something Was Wrong. The Ford customer satisfaction program 13N03 extends the warranty for the throttle body to 10years 150,000 miles.
Turned Off Car And Restarted And Power Steering Was Restored. Rather than buy a new or rebuilt engine, I just continue to drive it. It worsened until one morning the power steering was completely gone. At 50,000 miles, this is unacceptable for a vehicle purchased new. I will be contacting Ford to file a formal complaint. I am also experiencing a problem where the hybrid battery will no longer engage. Sold the car for parts.
The Escape's interior also underwent an overhauling last year, adding thicker carpeting and laminated glass to help attain a 12-percent reduction in highway noise, according to Ford. Not even the dealership can solve this issue. Once I Pull Over, Stop And Restart Car, It Seems To Return To Normal Functioning. Power and Associates content by site visitors for their personal use. The total sales of the 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid in the United States are 18,137 units. The next day I brought it to a thrusted garage and it leaked another 400ml over a 20km ride. I was driving on busy street on way to airport when wrench light and engine light came on and car lost power to accelerate which was scary to say the least! While Driving Approximately 35 Mph The Power Steering Locked.