2009 Ford Escape Consumer Review: Transmission Problem

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Transmission Problem
By smishra on


2009 Ford Escape XLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)


I was fine it till the transmission died at 36200 miles.
Fortunately I had bought extended warranty.
I fixed it at the dealer and it still giving me troubles.
I still see sudden gear change at low speeds.

Do not know how much time this fixing will last, but I am always scared to take my family on a drive on this one.

So Pros:
1. Ample of cargo space
2. Feels sturdy
3. Nice seats
4. Very fule efficient
5. Love the SYNC, I hooked up an external hard drive to this. It recongnizes and plays all my music.

1. Unreliable transmission
2. Interior is not nice - pretty cheap plastic
3. Very noisy - I reckon being an I4 engine it will be noisy, but it is a litle too much.

Best Features


Worst Features

1. Better Transmission design and calibration 2. More stramlined body 3. Train exhaust engineers to do a better job for NVH.
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By nthernlgts
on 03/31/13 13:24 PM (PDT)

I too had to get the tyranny rebuilt early on. I still had issues and had to take it back for reprogramming. It's held up fine since then. Perhaps yours needs the same?

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