Notes: Say what you will about the styling of the Ford Edge, but the bottom line is owners seem to love this vehicle. That is, of course, except in the case of it's dangerous, worrisome and unexplained issues with random engine stalling.

Our data suggests an early defect trend, as owners of the 2007-2008 models have started posting their accounts of what happens when you're driving down the road and the engine just stops. Some at high speed, some at low speed but always a random shutdown of the engine, electrical and power steering.

Time will tell if this becomes a widespread issue, but there's no drying the seriousness of the problem. With that in mind, we're flagging the Edge with our "Beware of the Clunker" rating until the situation improves.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,938 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2007 Ford Edge Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 022012


  • 50,000 miles


Sunroof broke! won't close! $2500 repair! read up on it and a lot of people are having this problem!! it is a safety issue!!!!!! fire hazard!!!!!! -water damage -electrical damage -gas mileage -heating/cooling less effective recall needed!!!!!!!!!!!

- San Tan Valley, AZ, USA

problem #3

Jul 292007

Edge 6-cyl

  • miles
2007 Ford Edge with several problems. Consumer states that the vehicle is a lemon. Here are some of the car's problems rear brake lights fill with water when it rains. Seat broke, screw sticks up and cut a child's foot, brakes failed and more. The pin in the gear shift did not engage properly, leaving the consumer unable to place the vehicle in park. The sun roof material came apart and fell down onto the consumers head while driving.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 082008

Edge 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,600 miles
2007 Ford Edge with factory vista roof (moon roof). Vista roof shattered while driving down the road. No traffic around, nothing hit the sunroof, it just completely shattered. Luckily I had the shade closed or my wife and I would have been seriously injured. Service department at lasco Ford in fenton Michigan believed it was due to the extreme cold outside mixed with the warm air inside. They could not get Ford to cover the defect, though, as they haven't had a problem yet with the vista roof. I had to file an insurance claim. This is unacceptable and Ford needs to look into this issue before someone seriously gets injured.

- Holly, MI, USA

problem #1

Feb 202008

Edge 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Edge. When the vehicle was purchased, the front passenger seat failed. The vehicle was at the dealer for three weeks to repair the seat. The bolts in the seat were visible and injured one of the passengers. The dealer replaced the screws and covered them with a rubber seal; however, they continue to fall off and expose the screws. At 150 miles, the lining in the moonroof fell off of the vehicle and was replaced by the dealer. Six months later, while driving approximately 5 mph, the contact heard a loud grinding sound when he depressed the brake pedal. The dealer diagnosed the failure and stated that the brakes were corroded. The brakes were replaced and the rotors were cleaned. The front and rear windows do not grip or seal properly when they are rolled up or down. The dealer diagnosed the window failure on four occasions and eventually stated that they had to change the paper on the rollers. The two rear exterior lights continue to fill up with water. The dealer diagnosed the failure on three occasions and replaced the tail lights; however, the failure continued. There seems to be a design failure. On several occasions, the gear shift failed to engage in park, drive, and reverse. A passenger had to stop traffic since the gear shift was locked in reverse. The failure recurred on February 20, 2008; however, the dealer stated that the earliest they could schedule an appointment would be on March 1, 2008. The failure occurs intermittently and has been in the repair shop every other week since it was purchased. The contact is the original owner. The dealer has offered no assistance in replacing the vehicle. The contact was advised to only have the vehicle serviced by a dealer that is one or more hours away from her residence. The failure mileage was 150 and current mileage was 8,000. Updated 3/25/08

- Palmdale , CA, USA

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