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.

6.7

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

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2006 Ford Escape transmission problems

transmission problem

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2006 Ford Escape Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 022007

Escape 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles

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

My 2006 Ford Escape sporadically will not release from "park". jeff jenkins, service rep, told me the vehicle could not be diagnosed unless it was inoperative at time of inspection.

- Steens, MS, USA

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