Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: Say what you will about the styling of the Ford Edge, but the bottom line is owners seem to love this vehicle. That is, of course, except in the case of it's dangerous, worrisome and unexplained issues with random engine stalling.

Our data suggests an early defect trend, as owners of the 2007-2008 models have started posting their accounts of what happens when you're driving down the road and the engine just stops. Some at high speed, some at low speed but always a random shutdown of the engine, electrical and power steering.

Time will tell if this becomes a widespread issue, but there's no drying the seriousness of the problem. With that in mind, we're flagging the Edge with our "Beware of the Clunker" rating until the situation improves.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2007 Ford Edge Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 072015

Edge 6-cyl

  • 96,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Ford Edge. While driving at various speeds, while the sun was shining. The sun created a glare on the front windshield that obstructed the contact's view of the road. The failure recurred each time the vehicle was driven in sunny conditions. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 96,000. Updated 09/11/15 the consumer has since traded the vehicle. Updated 09/16/15

- Nashwauk, MN, USA

problem #1

Oct 152011


  • 40,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Edge. While driving approximately 60 mph, the contact attempted to close the sunroof but it would not close. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The technician applied lubricant to the sunroof. The failure continued. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer. The technician stated the sunroof would have to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 40,000.

- Glenburn, ME, USA

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