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.

2.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,000 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.

2004 Ford Escape brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 052007

Escape 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles

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

This is the second time the button on the emergency brake on my 2004 Ford Escape limited edition has broke. The first time was fixed under warranty, this time Ford is refusing to fix it for free. This is safety equipment that has failed twice on a SUV that is less than 3 years old.

- Port Orchard, WA, USA

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