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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
652 miles

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2002 Ford Escape engine problems

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2002 Ford Escape Owner Comments (Page 2 of 7)

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problem #115

Apr 152002

Escape

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer states that while driving at 45 mph vehicle stalled out without any warning. Contacted dealer.

- Los Vegas, NV, USA

problem #114

Sep 272002

Escape

  • miles
Engine stalled without any warning. No power assist for power steering and brake. I used park brake to stop the vehicle. After I shifted to park position and restarted the engine, everything was back to normal. This is very dangrous if other vehicles follows, especially on highway.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #113

Mar 022002

Escape

  • miles
Consumer states that the vehicle will shut off while the consumer is driving at 35-45 mph. The vehicle shuts off with out any warning.

- Wappingers Falls, NY, USA

problem #112

Sep 012002

Escape

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer states while driving 35 mph the vehicle would stalls. Vehicle been to the dealer on two occasions and the problem is reoccuring. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Kettering, OH, USA

problem #111

Feb 162002

Escape

  • miles
Consumer states that the vehicle has an on going problem with stalling at multiple speed. Vehicle been to the dealer on five occasion and they are unable to duplicate the problem. Nlm

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #110

Oct 022002

Escape

  • miles
Consumer states that while driving at any speed the vehicle will shut off without any warnings. Everything else will also shut off like the power steering and braking. Contacted dealer

- Schwenksville, PA, USA

problem #109

Sep 272002

Escape

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer stated that while driving approx 40mph engine stalled w/O warning. Vehicle checked by dlr who advised can not duplicate problem. Nlm

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #108

Aug 202002

Escape

  • miles
While driving down hill 25-35mph the vehicle stalled out without warning. The dealer has replaced the relays in the engine, and the problem has reoccurred again. Provide further information.

- State College, PA, USA

problem #107

Sep 252002

(reported on)

Escape

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving down an engrade vehicle's engine shut off. Power steering and brakes became hard. The dealership states that the problem is with the computer. Please give details?

- Corinth, NY, USA

problem #106

Jun 262002

Escape 4WD

  • miles
Consumer noticed that the power steering was not working as she turned around a bend, and her brakes were not either.(vehicle had turned off without knowledge) consumer feels that this could be very dangerous if vehicle turns off and she is not able to restart it in time to use the brakes. Manufacturer notified.

- North Royalton, OH, USA

problem #105

Sep 202002

(reported on)

Escape 4WD

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

On 7/11/02 car shut off while driving. Lost steering and brakes. Coasted to side of the road and was able to restart. This happened while driving approx. 40mph. This was the 2nd time this happened. Brought to dealer, they did some testing and replaced some valves. On approx 8/3/02 the car shut off again, brought it back to the dealer again. They did more testing replaced some sensors and also called the Ford hot line. On 9/19/02 same thing car shut off while driving this time through an intersection. Brought in to dealer again. Driving speeds all 4 times were 35-45.

- Bloomington, MN, USA

problem #104

Sep 012002

Escape 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling on the highway and without prior warning. The vehicle will stall and will not restart at all. The dealership is aware of the problem. Nlm

- Wheeling, WV, USA

problem #103

Sep 042002

Escape

  • miles
Consumer states that the vehicle has stalled on two separate occasions within 35-40 mph. Dealer made some ajustments and repairs on two separate occasion and the problem is still reoccurring. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Loveland, OH, USA

problem #102

Sep 172002

Escape

  • miles
Vehicle stalls intermittently while driving. Vehicle is currently being checked by dealer.

- Columbia, MO, USA

problem #101

Aug 222002

Escape

  • miles
Consumer says that engine had shut down without warning and with foot off of the accelerator while descending a shallow hill at 30 mph. Consumer is concerned about the safety implications of losing power steering and power brakes without warning if heavy traffic.

- Venetia, PA, USA

problem #100

Sep 112002

Escape

  • miles
Engine suddely quit while driving. Shifted to neutral while coasting, turned ignition off then on again. Vehicle immediately restarted.

- Maryland Heights, MO, USA

problem #99

Aug 162002

Escape

  • miles
Consumer states that while driving at 35mph on flat surface and no warning the vehicle will shut off and the consumer is force to pull over and it becomes hard for the consumer to control the vehicle. Dealer notified

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

problem #98

Sep 102002

Escape 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle intermittently stalls while driving. Consuemr was travelling 35 mph down hill with foot on the brake. When attempting to accelerate, the stall resulted. The problem has not been duplicated. Ford replaced suspected parts per technical service bulletin.

- Auburn, NY, USA

problem #97

Sep 032002

Escape 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Douglassville, PA, USA

problem #96

Jul 022002

Escape

  • miles
While driving motor would stall without any warning. Vehicle was taken to dealership numerous times for stalling, but the mechanic wasn't able to duplicate and repair failure.

- N. Little Rock, AR, USA

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