2008 Ford Escape Consumer Review: Transmission Cooler Leak

2008 Ford Escape - Consumer Review

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XLT 4dr SUV (3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic)

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Transmission Cooler Leak
By ashnm on


2008 Ford Escape XLT 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


Ford will fix this problem at no cost to you. I have a 2008 Ford Escape and my transmission cooler is leaking, causing my transmission to slip. I took my car into Park Cities Ford this morning and they printed out a TSP (Customer Satisfaction Program 09B10) dated March 2010. The form states that the "Transmission Fluid cooler in your vehicle may develop a crack and leak transmission fluid. If not repaired, this leak may result in rough/harsh shifting and potential damage to the transmission." "FMC has authorized your dealer to perform the repairs under this program on your vehicle free of charge (parts and labor). The Program will be in effect until August 31, 2010 regardless of mileage.

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If you have previously had this repair done, you may be eligible for a refund. To initiate a refund request, they ask that you give your paid original receipt to your dealer before August 31, 2010.
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