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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,972 miles

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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid transmission problems

transmission problem

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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 112007

Escape Hybrid 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,972 miles


Problem: Shifter gets stuck in park and would not T release when brake pedal was depressed. Dates brought in for service: 04/11/07 mileage 28972, and replaced stop switch. On 04/19/07 with mileage 29102 replaced shifter assembly. On 05/16/07 with mileage 29653 did not fix it.

- West Hollywood, CA, USA

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