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.


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,000 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.

2007 Ford Edge brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Ford Edge Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 202008


  • 4,000 miles


My wife and I both drive Ford Edge crossover SUV's. both cars have major problems with the brake system. When you are driving slowly & got to put on the brakes, the brakes make a terrible loud grabbing noise & the car kind of skips to a stop. I have done some research on the internet and found out that many people have the same issue, but Ford refuses to do a recall. The Ford service rep. At the dealership I go to is trying to tell me that this is how the brakes are supposed to be. There is a major problem with these cars and something has to be done. We had another Ford Edge that was destroyed in a rear end collision & it also had the same brake problem. Three for three is not a good thing. The rear end collision was not a result of the brake problem.

- Simi Valley, CA, USA

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