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1.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
110,334 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2010 Ford Escape Hybrid steering problems

steering problem

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2010 Ford Escape Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 082016

Escape Hybrid

  • 120,000 miles

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

The steering assist system turns on and off at will and makes the vehicle nearly inoperable and definetly a safefty issue.

- Pickerington, OH, USA

problem #4

Jan 202015

Escape Hybrid

  • 67,000 miles
Powersteering light came on, power steering failed. Reset by turning car off, then restart... did this more than 4 times.

- Poplar Grove, IL, USA

problem #3

Jun 012014

Escape Hybrid

  • 89,656 miles
The steering stops with no warning. It first happened in 2011 with 27,259 miles and the dealership replaced the power steering column/module assy. It is happening again. There is a recall, but the dealership said our car was not part of that recall and they couldn't get the code to come up so they did nothing! this last time, my young daughter was driving!

- Fenton, MI, USA

problem #2

Apr 152013

Escape Hybrid 6-cyl

  • 120,012 miles
The steering wheel became hard to operate when I started it up and began to drive. This now happens on occasion when the vehicle is started. There is no way to know when it may get worse and fail during a turn or at high speed. I have seen many complaints of this same problem from this same make and model online.

- Milan, MI, USA

problem #1

Dec 212012

Escape Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 155,000 miles
I was driving like 25 mph & suddenly steering got locked & I had to stopped & I turned off the engine & restarted again then it was working normal.I am afraid if it happens on highway.

- Skokie, IL, USA

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