10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,811 miles

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2010 Ford Escape fuel system problems

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2010 Ford Escape Owner Comments (Page 1 of 16)

problem #313

Oct 242016

Escape

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Lake In The Hills, IL, USA

problem #312

Dec 152016

Escape

  • miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Knoxsville, TN, USA

problem #311

Oct 242016

Escape

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- South Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #310

Oct 242016

Escape

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Mahwah, NJ, USA

problem #309

Nov 022016

Escape

  • miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available and that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Elkins, WV, USA

problem #308

Oct 292016

Escape

  • miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Morristown, NJ, USA

problem #307

Sep 062016

Escape

  • 35,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. The contact stated that a constant fuel odor was present inside and outside the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, but the cause of the failure could not be determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 35,000.

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #306

Dec 152016

Escape

  • 85,160 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Escape. When the vehicle was refueled, fuel spewed out of the filler pipe. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V777000 (fuel system, gasoline). The part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 85,160. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Painesville, OH, USA

problem #305

Dec 012013

Escape

  • 80,000 miles
About 3 years ago, we started having problems with the component within in the fuel take that shuts after you put gas in the vehicle. We kept getting an error notice that it was not shutting. We took it in to the Ford dealer, where they claimed to have fixed it. About 2 weeks later, we the code came up again. We took it back to the Ford dealer and this time, the neck of the fuel tank had to be replaced. This seemed to take care of the issue for some time, but within the last 6 months, we've been getting really bad gas mileage. We maintain our vehicle very well, so this was concerning. We put new tires, did a completed tune-up, etc., but this didn't help. About 4 months ago, our check engine light came on & the code said there was a part that needed replacing; the vent valve. We did that, and then 2 weeks later, the check engine light came on again for the same thing. And then, as we're pumping gas, the gas keep shutting off, as if we are topping it off, when it's actually empty. We were having a hard time just filling up our tank. We finally took the vehicle in to our local repair shop (whom we trust). The vent valve that was replaced was full of fuel. They are having to replace the canister. We are hoping this will fix the problem. If not, they said we'll need to replace the fuel tank, which is currently on a national back order. But I checked my VIN# & was told my particular vehicle isn't part of that recall. I love my little Escape, but we've had problem after problem with the fuel system for some reason, for the last 4 years. It's very frustrating & Ford just shrugs their shoulders at us now.

- Rio Rancho, NM, USA

problem #304

Aug 012016

Escape

  • 115,000 miles
Like millions of other Ford Escape owners, I have a big problem with the throttle body on my 2010 Ford Escape limited V6. First I completely lost all propulsion/acceleration while driving at approx. 35mph. Coasted to side of road, turned engine off. Turned engine on and voila! runs just fine. Several weeks later, at 75mph full loss of propulsion on a major highway, coasted to side of road, turned engine off. Turned engine on and voila! runs just fine, until about 5miles down the road when it happened again. Then about another 3wks later, it happened again on a backroad in nc at about 60mph. This trip it happened several times and finally once I got parked and turned the engine off and back on (just to check), the check engine light came on. When I left my location, praying I'd make it home, no engine light, but now the wrench light came on. Stopped for gas (I had too, I was traveling through the country) and when I restarted the vehicle, no engine light or wrench light indicator. This problem has happened again on two more occasions yet neither problem indicator light has illuminated. I've had the truck "computer scanned" with no error/problem codes showing up. I've called 2 different dealerships, who told me "flat out"...no problem lights/code...no fix under the "customer service extended warranty. You'll have to pay out of pocket. Millions of these vehicles have been given the so called "customer service extended warranty" yet the stipulations it makes it virtually impossible to obtain the necessary repairs of a known defective part/system malfunction. If by chance the indicator lights do show up, they won't even accept a picture, showing mileage or something to verify it's that vehicle or take a document from another reliable source (I.e., advance auto, etc.) we need a recall! please help!

- Carrollton, VA, USA

problem #303

Oct 242016

Escape

  • 75,000 miles

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

Wrench light came on losing power stalling fuel body

- Donora, PA, USA

problem #302

Oct 122016

Escape 4-cyl

  • 92,000 miles
Throttle body "secret" recall: For more than a year my gas pedal wouldn't work when accelerating after being stopped at random times, sometimes going months before it did it again, other times doing it multiple times during a 2 mile trip. It never set off any codes relating to the issue. Four mechanics over a year looked at the vehicle including the dealership and fixed multiple things and the car continued to die while I was driving it, usually in heavy traffic. After spending $600+, Ford finally decided to try a new part (throttle body), which was free to me because of a recall that was not advertised. After a week, this seems to have fixed the issue. Now I have paid $600+ for parts that weren't causing the issue and spent a year trying to solve the issue.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #301

Sep 202016

Escape

  • 119,000 miles
Cap less fuel system indicates failure on warning system. After continuing to drive engine warning eluminates.

- Shalimar, FL, USA

problem #300

Aug 312016

Escape

  • 62,000 miles
Check engine light has come on. Displays a error code of P2119. I have been told that this is a problem with the electronic throttle actuator control valve. The symbol of a wrench is also displayed.

- St. Charles, MO, USA

problem #299

Jul 262016

Escape

  • 49,700 miles
Vehicle jerked forward and yellow wrench light illuminated. I'm told this is a electronic throttle body malfunction due to internal contamination on the internal motor contacts. Vehicle was in motion at time. Ford sent me two letters on this subject but refuses to fix it unless they can see code. Code is erased when engine shut off according to Ford.

- North Port, FL, USA

problem #298

Jul 252016

Escape

  • 47,000 miles
When we use the max A/C it recirculates and you can smell very heavy gas. When you turn it to regular A/C the smell goes away. It is horrible.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #297

Jul 112016

Escape

  • miles
Fuel inlet light is on. This is a major problem with Ford. I need it fixed.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #296

May 252016

Escape

  • 85,000 miles
Takata recall

- Fort Lee, NJ, USA

problem #295

May 062016

Escape

  • 84,872 miles
Driving and vehicle "gulped" and slowed to less than 10 miles per hour. Due to traffic was able to pull over and get off roadway. Called tow truck...$45 and had towed to close mechanic and they found that the "throttle body was not working properly". vehicle has 84,872 miles on it. They replaced throttle body and cleared codes...$346.92. This has been a problem and this vehicle was purchased from a Ford dealership. Repairs were made at advanced automotive repair, 114 E austin, bolivar, mo 65613 and completed on 5/9/2016

- Bolivar, MO, USA

problem #294

Feb 272014

Escape

  • 73,135 miles
The fuel canister on the 2010 Ford Escape will backup and cause the check engine light to come on and release gas fumes and could be a potential calls for a fire and when it does this it will release strong gas smell. This will be the 2nd one on this vehicle

- Lugoff, SC, USA

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