2018 ford escape engine failure

Oil cost me $40. Replace idle air control motor. Replaced MECS pump with new one as the old one was intermittently shutting down the vehicle. Replaced and problem solved. Engine imploded for some unknown reason with just 98k miles. the fuel sensor on the fuel tank and the fuel lines need to be replaced. They claimed that it was a condensor but it really seemed to be the tank on the radiator or the threaded connecton to it became loose and leaked ATF on the driveway. Previous dealer unable to diagnose as it did not show on computer. Probably, tensioner bearing start to corrode or drive belt problem. AutoZone wanted $73 per coil. Diagnosis: Transmission Cooler leak. This is exactly what happened back in 2018. Car vibrates incredibly when at a standstill when in Drive, or Reverse. Repair delay due to replacement part shipping and testing. Transponder problem. Dealer replaced PCM (computer). Hundreds of customers have said their cars with Ford EcoBoost engines have overheated, causing engine failure. Per recall. Ford scanned and determined crankcase pressure sensor bad, remove and replace. Dealer said it was a pulley and replaced. Were replaced with new OEM parts. Dealer performed recall for cooling system also. The tank was 900.00 and the installation costs were 250.00. Plan to have Blue Hill Garage replace timing solenoid on both sides. Hybrid powertrain debut. Check engine light. Also replaced air filter, rotated tires, & drained & filled the transmission with Mercon 5 + bottle of Lubegard Silver. © 2020 BBC. I took it to a local dealer, where they fixed it in 1/2 day. Check Engine light. One day engine started knocking-no warning lights/no low oil light. All rights reserved. Mrs Cronshaw said Ford offered her a contribution of 55% of the cost of a new engine, but she ended up trading it in at a loss. Fairly common w early Escape hybrids. Cleaned T/B & valve, Ops normal. Mrs Backhouse's finance company eventually agreed she could sell it back, although she did lose the hire purchase payments she had made over the previous 18 months. Engine light on. Spent too much trying to diagnose so I'm taking a break. Replaced a part. It looked like overheating to me. My gas tank rusted out and leaked badly. Crimped vent in fuel fill line. Stop the vehicle in a safe place and allow to engine to cool. Able to be pushed to s/. replaced engine mount bolts that pulled out of front timing chain cover, warranty recall, CEL, replaced throttle body. Mount replaced. Total cost was approx. Replaced injector, no luck. P0451 code. The Internet said it was a broken heater core, but they checked everything and said it wasn't doing it now, it could have been an air bubble that resolved itself. Leaking exhaust manifold (front) caused by broken exhaust manifold stud. Coolant odor. Fuel leak recall. High Engine Temperature Stop Safely: Message and red warning indicator displays when the Ford Escape engine temperature is too high. CEL illuminated for the EVAP leak in the fuel filler neck. Ford could not replicate. Cleaned and replaced gasket. All four engine supports busted causing engine vibration when drive is engage but pressing the brake pedal. RPM's remained high for twenty minutes during the subzero weather. Took approximately 10 days to get part. Update: Code comes and goes so I haven't put any more money in it. Front brakes, pads and rotors and two shorted coil packs replaced under warranty. . Fuel system issue. The fault can cause the engine's cylinder head to crack, which in extreme circumstances could lead to a fire. fault code: P0451. Pedal hinge points inside cabin were lubricated, no help. Replaced solenoids per TSB. Exhaust muffler rusted out around weld on muffler side. Did replacement myself.Saved 200 on parts & labor. Check Engine light came on, took Escape to Ford dealer. Needed to remove wiper assy. Worried about potential repair costs? Heater Core leak. radiator had pin-hole leaks from small stones being thrown from cars in front on hwy driving. Gas cap and evap. engine cylinder#2 coolant leak on 2018 ford escape with only 7,865 miles on it and almost caused a crash on the freeway. Pan gasket leaking. Engine skipping. Engine goes into limp mode. valve cover gaskets leaked, oil pooled in the spark plug wells. Experienced a Misfire in cylinder #4 (Code p0304), Replaced coil pack. Check/ estimate repair to timing solenoid or cam bearing. The cam cover had a minor oil leak. Rattle noise at 28-38 MPH and 1300-1400 RPM. Technician says problem is in PCM programming. Grinding noise under acceleration. PCM backordered till mid September, Failure in front 'y pipe'. I bought all 6 coils online for 40 bucks. This was done to correct issue where the wrench and check engine lights came on and the car went into "Limp Mode". This is a known problem and Ford has begun to warranty these throttle bodys up to 10 yrs/150,000 miles. Car seems to be fine now. Muffler came loose and needed to be welded back into place. Replaced front right motor mount. Straighten, code cleared. The escape kept stalling all of a sudden with message : engine problem. On fourth repair trip the finally fixed the hard starting problem caused by the recall. Had Code P0430, indicating Catalytic Converter problem. Covered by manufacturer. Water pump for hybrid battery system failed and the car shut down to protect the battery. "It's got 3,000 members and we have over 1,200 engine failures, 1,000 of those have happened this year. Oil leak from main seal. Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%). Many 1.0-litre drivers had been told they had to pay for repairs, but Ford has now said it will cover the cost and refund customers who have already paid. Engine down on power at start of day. But mine lasted almost 140k. When the breakdown service reached her, the engine had overheated. Took 2 hours to get it started. Wires on oxygen sensors cut/ frayed. Also replaced spark plugs, intake gaskets and PCV valve. Broken radiator hose plus flush and fill. Replaced a second (different) cooling pump in the hybrid system. coolant leak by water pump (lines to turbo) This one did. Reset on restart. Burn up computer and spark plug. Much oil leaked in engine compartment. Vehicle was filling very slowing when pumping gas. EVAP purge valve not working. Powertrain and Chassis Repair Frequencies. Replaced muffler. Repair: Part replaced. diagnosis: previous shop failed to tighten drain plug and did not put full oil capacity in. Powertrain issue. Hybrid. The heat shield over the muffler and catalytic converter tore loose due to poor design and had to be replaced. Could not get above 30 MPH/3000 RPM. Replaced exhaust system from Catalytic Converter to Muffler. Code cleared, so it wasn't the Catalytic Converter. Only present on 1.6L. Wire harness splices repaired. Problem: The car was missing. The 2018 Ford Escape has 53 NHTSA complaints for the engine at 20,940 miles average. all bolts replaced in bottom of motor. Work necessitated removal and re-installation of 'shock absorber cover'; dealer cleared the codes and performed a 4km road test after, then checked again for ODB2 codes, none found. Replaced PCV hose which was cracked and collapsed, replaced PCV valve. Poor startup and idle. Replaced water pump and flushed coolant Replaced hibrid battery blend door activator Replaced water pump and flushed coolant. code p26b7, replace bypass valve. Replaced oxygen sensor. OK now. Spark plug also damaged the coil on wire when it blew out requiring replacement. Front cover gaskets have been replaced by dealership under warranty. 2018 Ford EcoSport engine problems with 10 complaints from EcoSport owners. Ended up being a loose relay wire to the fuel pump. diagnose and replace electric motor coolant pump. (problem, not a repair) Again and again, "STOP SAFELY NOW." Get reliability information for the 2018 Ford Escape from Consumer Reports, which combines extensive survey data and expert technical knowledge. Then I changed the oil, while drinking beer with my neighbor, and that took about 30 minutes. I still experience the low RPMs on occasion, but it does not stall. After research and contact with the dealership, most likely culprit is a defective throttle body. pressure held for 1 hr afterwards. CYL#3 BLEW SPARK PLUG. Failure in another ignition coil, with CE light blinking (misfire in one cylinder). Had car back 2 has had problem twice. The incident happened in March, just three weeks after her car had had a service and MOT. Vehicle had a very high idle with a low whine. check engine light going on and off,replaced coolant bypass valve. Dealer found loose hose connection near thermostat. Due to excessive wear to cylinder head it was replaced on left side, VCT's and gaskets. Reprogram PCM. After 1K miles. Noise when engine fan running,Replace tensioner and belt. caused electric motor overheat warning. Removed the pack from the car, fully discharged, then recharged. Radiator drain cock snapped in half while hand-loosening; common problem with Fords as the drain cock is hollow. Before she could have the work done, Mrs Backhouse said her car engine cut out. Replace catalytic converter and mass airflow sensor. Replaced. Engine mount, located at the rear side of the engine cracked. The 330-volt (NiMH, "hybrid") battery was de-charged almost entirely. Car had trouble starting. Decided to replace everything downstream of the exhaust manifolds [with embedded 'front' converters] along with O2 sensors. 190.00. Apparently I had the old style bracket with only two attachment points, where the updated bracket has 3. "We get over 100 [new members] a month at the moment.". Same symptoms as above. Went to three mechanics (just for laughs), and was quoted $311,$350,$365. Dealer advised as well as research on the internet indicated that a defective fuel filler neck is most likely culprit, we replaced original filler neck with new, aftermarket piece (which did not fit as well as original). Previous regular service did not indicate coolant leakage, nor was any found leaking under car in driveway. Ford had to issue a recall for 1.0 and 1.6 EcoBoost engines after a number of owners had serious problems with their cars overheating. Would not come down and increased when given gas and would not come down. "The pipe had a very clear split, there were coolant stains all inside the bonnet, so I could see there had been quite a big failure, it wasn't wear and tear. They replaced the fuel pump. She was without a car for more than a month while trying to negotiate with her dealership and finance company. Replaced 6 spark plugs, 1 coil pack, intake manifold gasket. Splash shield is removed for engine oil changes, fastener threads stripped after 14 oil changes, inadequate design. After several attempts to correct with no luck the problem cleared itself after several hours. Dealer also replaced exhaust system due to popping noise when starting engine cold in morning. Known failure of Throttle body leaves you stranded. Possibly from previous repair? A new EGR valve solved the problem. We have gathered all of the most frequently asked questions and problems relating to the Ford Escape in one spot to help you decide if it's a smart buy. Replaced the charcoal filter on the vent line. Service Soon beep and warning light. Common problems of the 2018 Ford Escape. I replaced COPS/Plugs/Lower&Upper intake gaskets/TPS/EGR/vac mod/DPFE/vacuum lines/PCV/Fuel Filter, Replaced crankshaft position sensor and plug for this sensor. Recall 14s17, correct driveability issues due to splices in wiring harness. Towed because would go 30 mph with foot off gas, not safe. Wrench light on the dash was diagnosed as problem with the hybrid battery cooling system blend door motor. Dealer to cover repairs. OBD II indicated coil #3 was shot. Fortunately I had a Ford protection plan and was responsible for the $200 deductible only.This was the second trip to the shop for this leak. Estimate $600, Perform PRG 10B15 /PCM Update and Flow Test Noise eliminated. Truck wouldn't start on July 17th. We could smell fuel outside the vehicle, not when inside, and it took a few days to realize it was our car and then we got the recall notice - it was kind of funny timing. 1 and all sparkplugs - check engine light still on. No Repair shop involved, did the work myself. MIL (Malfunction Indicator Light/Check Engine Light) on, failed Georgia Emissions Inspection. Engine Body Throttle cable needed to be replaced. Paid $400 for replacement/labor, but I still have a noisy muffler (which no one said a word about)! When replaced the pump may be covered. Took vehicle to Auto Zone for free system check. Leaking coming from front end. Check engine light on and off. Car began hesitating, clunking into gears and felt like it was going to die. I replaced the fuel tank. Idler pulley mount broke off engine, threw serpentine belt, engine overheated towed in. The previous repair, the most common cause of such overheating, didn't fix the problem. He replaced it with a part from the dealer in about 2 hours. 145 problems have been reported for the 2018 Ford Escape. They topped off the coolant and returned the car to me. Spark plugs were replaced around 100K by the dealer and noticed a rougher idle after the job. Coils need replacing every 100k miles. Rear suspension bushings replaced due to 'grunting' noises in rear. Leaking front engine cover resealed under warranty. The 2019 Ford Escape has 18 NHTSA complaints for the engine at 8,994 miles average. Ford says it will compensate owners of Ecoboost-engined cars after some suffer sudden engine failure and others burst into flames We are 106,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information. Dealer replaced leaking water pump. EVAP solenoid on front of the engine went bad. Cleaned the fuel door with starter fluid and unhooked the battery to reset light. cylinders 3 and 5 misfire, changed coils and plugs no change. Gasket replaced under warranty. Hundreds of customers have said their cars with Ford EcoBoost engines have overheated, causing engine failure. Noticed increased oil consumption; PCV valve examined and replaced. Replaced Coil #5 Replacing seals and gaskets in the front and rear that were causing exhaust fumes into the cabin. Critical engine failure and shuddering on startup. PCV failed, and the throttle stuck wide open on a 100km/hr highway. Dealer wants $500. The front cats basically melted dumping into the rear cat which clogged causing sever lack of power, Spark plug and ignition coil on cylinder 6 needed to be replaced, Fast light off catalyst & two way catalyst replaced  plus #4 & #5 ignition coil replaced. Don't have a clue as to when we see them. Ignition key could not be removed due to shorted-out moonroof motor. Similar as last time. Well known problem - TSB 08-16-12, Oil leak from the front cover gasket and crank shaft seal. Need to await parts (1 week). Replace thermostat, flush and refill cooling system, flush and refill hybrid cooling system. A sensor on the emissions system had gone bad. Warning light came on about a transmission problem, but nothing was apparent in the operation of the vehicle. Basic maintenance also preformed. Engine didn't have a lot of power and ran rough. Problem first manifested at low mileage, again last year and most recently four of six COP units failed. Timing belt gasket seeping, eventually will be a leak, Faulty computer burns out COP units. Took to mechanic, Kinneys Automotive in Hurst. They replaced evaporative emission cannister and purge solenoid. Check engine light came on, autozone said it was a purge valve that needed to be replaced. I diagnosed the issue based on knowledge of recall on Mazda vehicles. Problem is fixed. The car died without warning on the side of the highway. check engine light - PO316 and PO301 dealer changed coil cyl. Maybe not even worth repairing although the bluebook value is fairly high. OBD2 codes p0071 & p2601 found; OASIS SSM46353 document consulted & trouble-shooting steps followed; DY1160 sensor assembly replaced. Pop sound in exhaust. Found out it was a ignition coil problem on the 2nd cylinder. Dealer quoted just over $3000 for plugs, CoPs, PCM and programming. Replaced only the bolts. Turns over but did not start. Warranty repair - vapor canister for pollution control, I became overdue for oil change, to my peril. Replacing spark plugs resulted in replacement of a number of intake gaskets.This was deemed preventive maintenance so nothing was covered under the Ford ESP. Replaced Throttle body as preventative. Replaced thermostat. After changing the mounts engine idle is smoother. The dealer told me that almost all of their 2007 and 2008 Escapes have a problem where the gas tank vent gets clogged with ice and dirt. This works for about 3 fillups before repeating. Exhaust Manifold reported as leaking during oil change at non-dealer service. An extended warranty can provide peace of mind. "Stop safely now" warning. Replaced the Alternator pulley Part# AL8Z-10344-A. Exhaust system upstream of muffler was loose and was replaced. Previously, yellow wrench light came on and off. Could not keep it running. Read codes using ODB and replaced faulty coil by new one. Then replaced a bad fuel injector, didn't fix it. The result was that during re-fueling the system would refuse to vent and thereby cause the fuel pump at the gas station to shut off. Ford said it had reworked 96% of affected cars. Codes indicated misfiring cylinder #5. Gas tank was slow filling. The engine currently is offered in many Ford's vehicles globally, such as Fusion, Focus ST, Edge, Escape, Explorer, Taurus in North America, the Falcon in Australia, the Mondeo, and S-Max in the European market. Solenoid valve replaced. Broken stud in rear/right exhaust manifold was causing an exhaust leak. After replacement of clogged (front/left) catalytic convertor, the vehicle was still not running properly. Ford Motor Co. introduced the first 2.0L EcoBoost in 2010. Keys lost their programming.Had to take it to an authorized service centre for Ford but not a dealer since my location dictated such. (Page 1 of 3) Stumbling / bucking especially with cold engine. The oil leak returned, this time the dealership has determined that there is some kind of internal defect in the machining of the engine block that is causing the oil leak, only solution is to replace the engine according to them. There were even reports that some 1.6 engines … Mr Roberts said he was offered an insurance payout on his car, which he accepted despite it being less than it would have cost to replace his car with a similar model. Detected gasoline smell, thought it was related to recall on fuel module. Replaced valve in air mix..2nd time for problem. Replaced two hoses. Tune-up, Spark plugs and coil boots replacement. Engine overheated on several occasions while idling with the A/C running. Replace leaking coolant temperature sensor at own expense. Payment was bartered. Rusted bolt holding ignition coil sheared in half during self repair. Replaced hybrid battery. Ignition coil replaced. Gas smell in car and in garage. Clogged (front/left) Catalytic Convertor replaced with new part. Thanks Ford... not covered under warranty of course. Found 1 qt low and filled lub oil. Dealer could not duplicate problem. Coolant overflow bottle had stress cracks on the underside of the bottle causing a small leak, dripping on the right side engine mount. Has been OK for 2 weeks now. I’m very worried they don’t know how to fix it! check engine light was coming on. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}Ford has offered to refund thousands of pounds to customers whose engines have failed, following a BBC investigation. The contact owns a 2018 Ford Escape. Rplaced and works fine. Have documented code and will bring to Ford as soon as the DTC remains long enough to bring it in while displayed. Idle Air Control Valve cleaned and no different - then ordered/replaced with new part. Oil leak at base pan engine and transmission taken out. Dealer diagnosed as cooling fan failure (electric). Oil leaking on to back spark plug as well. PCV Value plugged, filling crank case with condensation build up. Service soon light kept coming on 3x/week. Gas mileage is suffering is since noise developed. "From the whole engine being on fire to the whole car, took about six minutes," he said. Issue with gasoline vapor recovery system Had it towed - still waiting on the PCM - has been at the dealer now since July 23. Engine light went on and stayed on. hopefully its all fixed now, and I will never go back to Kinneys Automotive. Dealer said on inspection they saw a shinny metal piece of the lock inside moving freely. Found to be a faulty gas cap. Thermostat stuck partially open. Has not reoccurred. Coolant leak under pressure coming from lower left corner of rad. 3 coil - no good. My mechanic diagnosed it as a faulty fuel pump. Continual oil leak determined to be a "warped oil pan", dealer claims it was a manufacturing defect. Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Copyright Policy | Michael at Google+. return port for cooling system is a pipe attached to block. Replaced engine system coolant pump x2 and light still coming on. "Wrench Light" activated. Engine warning light came on. Motor mount gave out, causing engine to shift and damage timing cover. Throttle body replaced due to excessive carbon build-up. It came back on 3 days later. Repaired spark plug bore with insert, ignition coil pack, sensor, wires. This time code was for "evap". The PCM was replace after 74 days in the shop. Dealer attempted to get Ford to assist but they did not. Unfortunately, it’s believed that as coolant flows throughout the engine, it … Throttle body went bad and needed to be replaced. Caused by a wiring harness that is part of a new recall. Replacing fan module, radiator fan speed respond back to engine temperature ( does not turn on when engine is cold ). Check engine light flashing. Replaced radiator. Was told that the shudder was from the shift between gas and hybrid engine - not really repairable. Problem still did not show up on computer, they hunted and found the problem. REQ'S NEW CYL HEAD OR ENGINE. Replaced with Motorcraft part from dealer Cleaned MAF sensor. CEL again after getting an oil change, crankcase pressure sensor code. Towed to dealer. Vehicle would occasionally shudder when coming to complete stop (right at the point of stopping) or just as starting again after complete stop. Thermostat broken. New battery, Oil Fuel system cleaning, spark plugs etc. Gas pedal sticks in cold weather. Dealer had to replace ignition switch as it was reading in the memory that car was being forced started. "People say 'it's just a car, but it's not just a car it's a lifeline to us.". The water pump needed to be repaired/replaced. Replaced ignition coil, no luck. Dealer reflashed ECM with latest code. Best described by my daughter as a mini helicopter. © 2004 - 2020 TrueDelta. Canister purge valve was replaced. Shop could not duplicate. Oil leak from pan noticed during oil change. This pipe had a crack. The check engine light came on. Engine stumbled and hybrid system said there was a fault. They ordered a new PCM, but it was backordered. fuel pump failed. Odor of coolant after driving. Known defect, but HYBRID not incl. Intermittent loss of power during accelerating/overtaking at high gear somewhat like water contamination in fuel or worn out spark plug Drive belt noise during cold start but gone after engine start . Found out it's the blend door for hybrid battery cooling. 3 coil. Check engine light on, loud thumping/flatulence sound from the rear of the car. They fixed and cleaned the fuel tank vent as per the TSB. These airbags would occasionally fall off during deployment. Decided wasn't worth the fix - no longer have vehicle. replaced radiator fan module ( controls speed of dual-radiator fan ), Removed intake, replaced intake and EGR gaskets. It’s wearing my battery and starter down! While replacing, clamp on lower left hose was rotted and came apart. Caused car to go from 60mph to coasting. o2 sensors kept blowing....tests showed it was main computer..main computer was changed out. Vehicle ran rough, and gave an OBDC-II code relating to EGR. Our list of 12 known complaints reported by owners can help you fix your Ford Escape. A part in the ignition system broke and had to be replaced in order for the car to start. Check engine light, dealer replaced VCT solenoid. Repair and replace a non-origial flexible exhaust joint. Automatic transmission fluid leak. Throttle body had to be replaced; covered under Ford's extended warranty for this part. Dealer noted that the coolant level was low; added coolant. Catalytic converter performing outside specifications. Many exhaust system components worn out. VideoWhat impact has Covid had on global climate? Gas pedal sticks sometimes causing undesired operation. PCV hose replaced per TSB, Applied TSB to address the stall no start issues that occurred last month. Bad sensor. Not had problem since. Louise O'Riordan, from north London, started a Facebook group after her 1.0-litre EcoBoost failed, and it now has more than 3,000 members. Also changing original spark plugs. "Furthermore, we will re-examine previous cases to ensure that this policy of a 100% contribution to the repair cost is applied consistently.". Check engine light came on. Diagnosed as Cyl. Replace oil pan gasket Engine running rough at cold start. The Service Engine Soon light continued to come on randomly approximately 3x weekly since this time. Engine light on. The filler neck on the gas tank filler tube came apart, bad glue joint(factory defect). SPARK PLUG & IGNITION COIL PACK BOTH DESTROYED. Belt tensionner was worn out. After the last trip to the dealership for the oil leak, an exhaust leak has been present. The check engine light came on, I took it to Kwik Kar in Hurst, TX. Had to power off, unlock doors, and restart vehicle. engine needed -replaced due to timing belt tensioner broke and went inside the engine, Water pump started leaking and needed replaced, I HAD TO HAVE SENSORS AND FUEL PARTS REPLACED, Idler pulley bearing starting making noise and had to be replaced. low coolant sensor on the bottom of the coolant reservoir bottle went bad, making one think that the radiator is low on coolant. Replace fuel vapour emission system. Same problem happened to 3 of my co-workers (fleet cars) between 60-70k mi. 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