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.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,690 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 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2007 Ford Edge Owner Comments

problem #8

Dec 082008


  • 40,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Ford Edge. The contact stated that the tire pressure sensor disintegrated inside the right rear tire which caused the tire to be off balance. The remaining three tires have not been affected. The dealer stated that the tires are not covered by the warranty and they would have to pay out of pocket for the repairs. The failure mileage was 40,000.

- Clinton, IL, USA

problem #7

Aug 252008


  • 35,723 miles
Tire pressure sensor light came on dashboard. Pulled off highway and tire was almost completely flat instantly. Found that the left front valve stem was cracked and faulty. As of 7/7/2009; all four valve stems have gone bad and been replaced.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #6

May 102009


  • 19,995 miles
Sudden deflation of front drivers tire. Upon inspection three of the four tire valve stems on the vehicle are cracked. Also the scissor type jack provided in the Ford Edge collapsed under the weight of the SUV. Had to call 911 for a tow truck.

- Erskine, MN, USA

problem #5

Jul 212008


  • 13,798 miles


Valve stems were leaking..continually..replaced all five of them.

- Pt. Charlotte, FL, USA

problem #4

Sep 062008


  • 30,000 miles
While traveling on I-35 the left front tire suddenly lost air pressure at highway speeds. Upon inspection of tire, no damage other than what was inflicted from the event of traveling at 70mph while flat was found. The problem was that the valve stem failed. It was cracked at the base allowing a sudden loss of tire pressure. The other valve stems on the car are also cracked at the base but not completely failed yet.

- Ardmore, OK, USA

problem #3

May 252008


  • 16,200 miles
I purchased a 2007 Ford Edge sel plus, and 6 months later I kept getting a low pressure message. I would refill the tire and a day later it was low. I took it in to the dealer and the valve stem was broken, as well as 3 other cracked valve stems. They replaced them all but charged me a discounted rate of $65 for the labor. Ford refused to cover it, and I had very low miles on the car. This was frightening, knowing this was the problem with the Explorer in the 1990's.

- San Francisco, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 212007


  • 1,500 miles
While driving my 2007 Ford Edge it displays "tire pressure sensor fault". this occurs generally during highway driving. When I took it to the dealer for repair, I was told that they couldn't figure out why the message was displayed. It has not been fixed. It would seem to me that this highly touted safety feature should work.

- Bethel Park, PA, USA

problem #1

Aug 292007

Edge 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 301 miles
After driving out of the dealers lot not more than ten miles down the road the TPMS system went off telling me I had low tires on the vehicle (200 miles on it). Called dealer and was told to air up the tires and it would reset it's self in 2 minutes. Did not happen. Drove home only to find that the left back-up light was also not working.

- Warrensburg, MO, USA

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