CarComplaints.com Notes: With solid trends of engine failure — $4,500 to fix at 85,000 miles avg — AND transmission failure — $3,000 to fix at 75,000 miles avg — we can't recommend the 2006 Ford Escape to anyone except your worst enemy.

2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,900 miles

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2006 Ford Escape drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2006 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 112011

Escape

  • 53,900 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Ford Escape. The contact stated that while driving at speeds greater than 5 mph, there was a loud grinding noise from the vehicle. The ABS and 4-wheel drive warning lights were illuminated on the instrumental panel. The dealer was contacted and they advised him that the failure was common in that particular year, make and model vehicle. The failure and current mileage was approximately 53,900.

- St. Mary's , WV, USA

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