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2008 Ford Escape
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2008 Escape Problems by Category
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- transmission problems80NHTSA complaints: 108
- body / paint problems46NHTSA complaints: 12
- steering problems46NHTSA complaints: 167
- wheels / hubs problems23NHTSA complaints: 26
- interior accessories problems20NHTSA complaints: 4
- engine problems18NHTSA complaints: 111
- windows / windshield problems18NHTSA complaints: 16
- AC / heater problems15NHTSA complaints: 2
- cooling system problems15NHTSA complaints: 12
- fuel system problems12NHTSA complaints: 20
- electrical problems9NHTSA complaints: 31
- suspension problems8NHTSA complaints: 7
- brakes problems7NHTSA complaints: 35
- exterior accessories problems3NHTSA complaints: 4
- drivetrain problems2NHTSA complaints: 66
- exhaust system problems1
- lights problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 14
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 11
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