8.0

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,933 miles

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2002 Ford Escape wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2002 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 172003

(reported on)

Escape

  • miles

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

All four tire sidewalls were thin and punctured easily. The tire will be replaced.

- Pocahontas, VA, USA

problem #1

Apr 052003

Escape 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,866 miles
Tire blew out in the sidewall. Tire is a Continental Contitrac SUV 235/70R16 (note that you do not have this tire size listed for this tire model but this is the correct size). Area where defect occurred appears to be where tread and sidewall meet. There is no evidence of prior damage to tire. I did not hit anything prior to the blowout. Defect is approximately 6 inches long.

- Arundel, ME, USA

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