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2005 Ford Escape
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2005 Escape Problems by Category
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- electrical problems96NHTSA complaints: 84
- windows / windshield problems56NHTSA complaints: 21
- engine problems27NHTSA complaints: 228
- fuel system problems18NHTSA complaints: 34
- brakes problems15NHTSA complaints: 40
- body / paint problems13NHTSA complaints: 54
- AC / heater problems10
- interior accessories problems8NHTSA complaints: 8
- transmission problems8NHTSA complaints: 36
- drivetrain problems4NHTSA complaints: 41
- exhaust system problems4NHTSA complaints: 5
- suspension problems4NHTSA complaints: 69
- steering problems3NHTSA complaints: 14
- wheels / hubs problems3NHTSA complaints: 27
- exterior accessories problems2NHTSA complaints: 18
- cooling system problems1
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 31
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 19
- lights problemsNHTSA: 3
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