Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

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.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2 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.

2006 Ford Escape fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2006 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 062006

Escape

  • 2 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 when dispensing fuel into the fuel filler neck, the gasoline pump would prematurely shut off and not allow the fuel to consume fuel to its full capacity. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing where they detected a blockage in the fuel fill pipe venting system. The technician removed a spider nest from the vent hose. The failure mileage was 2.

- Preston , MD, USA

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