CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2004 Ford Escape looks pretty good compared to other Ford Escape model years, but still has a trend of transmission problems, and engine problems from the NHTSA complaint data — so it's not a model year we can recommend.

6.0

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,366 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Ford Escape accessories - exterior problems

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2004 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 022008

Escape 6-cyl

  • 13,366 miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Ford Escape. While driving 20 mph, the side view mirror on the passenger side exploded and glass shattered everywhere. There was no impact or crash. The contact believed that the electrical system caused the explosion; however, the dealer disagreed. The dealer placed a new mirror on the vehicle and the contact paid approximately $330 for the repair. The purchase date, powertrain, and transmission type were unknown. The current mileage was 13,406 and failure mileage was 13,366.

- Panama City, FL, USA

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