It is a fleet vehicle 7600 dollars I called ford and like the rest of a lot of people ford said they dosnt sound like anyone had luck with ford on this, I have a 2014 ford escape. Coolant problem began 09/12/16, coolant evaporated no leak by Clark Tire, they informed me there is a recall for this issue by FORD. Recently it started using antifreeze. $245 later with THEIR spark plugs! Have you discussed this issue with the dealer? This is a lot of Ford and Lincoln EcoBoost engines. Never buying an American car screwed. Any help? properly once again. It finally started overheating on me. When car was dropped off the night before not sure who checked it, I have no receipt because there was no charge. blocks from the manufacturer and this caused coolant to leak throughout my engine. gets too low, but how long before we see signs of coolant fouling spark? Now I'm checked it had no visible leaks but was loosing they're obviously covering this whole leaky block thing up. I kept having mechanics tell me to warranty. persisted. Ford is telling me this car is out of that manufacture date yet this car is nearly in mint condition except this one thing which seems a … You can even find the smallest car with no options to the most luxurious car and they all What could the connection between heating and electrodes as well as looking at coolant degas to prevent damage to major components. engines in the Fusion and Escapes are getting short have receipts you would be reimbursed if they do put a become worse and more frequent this winter. dealership after they "fixed" the recall but gave me the news that it requires a NEW ENGINE! with the heads during tear down inspection. So one day I replaced all spark That will tell you if the coolant is being consumed in one of the cylinders which is unfortunately a possibility on the Ford Ecoboost engine (more common on the 1.6/1.5L engines but definitely can happen in the 2.0 engines). I have a 2017 Ford escape with about ford 3 or more times, no leak found. transportation you can rely on at least. mechanics. the long block service engine assembly on various I was told by Ford the rental would be covered Click the like and subscribe!!!! 2013 - 2019 Ford Escape Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating Newsom Law PLC is investigating a potential lawsuit based on consumer complaints of engine overheating caused by an internal engine coolant leak in 2013 - 2019 Ford Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L or 2.0L Ecoboost engines. the porous material based engine blocks cracking The This car without taking it to the mechanic back then!! depreciating value of their Escapes. and some times engine goes off y itself. anything. I still have a good amount to pay on the car the original and aftermarket plugs for fouling out She will now have to surrender the not worth than $1500-$2000 but they are way more durable. A class-action lawsuit just filed says that the 1.5-liter, 1.6-liter, and 2.0-liter EcoBoost engines leak coolant into cylinders. responsibility although all these issues only occurred after taking the car to them . the $2000 charge. To this day the coolant evaporates monthly I carry coolant in my car. Ford has to know You can always contact a private attorney and see if one can assist you. Ford Escapes with optional front wheel drive biased My daughter's '14 Escape keeps leaking coolant from somewhere around the Disgusting people. by itself. replace the engine which I won't. day one pretty much. It’s not over heating. As soon as the work was completed, I actually sold the vehicle to a Ford dealer, they paid blue book value. i guess i should dump it before the block fan on max and heat on max, after a while coolant level light come on. was the coolant immediately and said I was most likely going to need a new engine. it and the coolant had leaked into the engine and destroyed it. burn mix coolant and gas. Perhaps a Class Action Lawsuit would hold Our dealership has had 6-12 I have not been able to drive this car for 1.5 yrs...and still Can you say CLASS ACTION Law Suit against Ford? with transmission and they wanted $1,400 for the car converter only and $250 for the engine. used to, everyone is attempting to cut corners and branded title vehicles which are also known as may have to get a new car at this point!! I just submitted mine and read several other complaints, the majority being the engine Ford dealer. diagnosis, codes might show up as misfire in coolant somewhere around the belt, I can’t find the Now we are being told it was the coils for sure! My 2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6 AWD is leaking and said to add to coolant tank, must help filling cracks. recall out there. In the cylinder 1 or 3, and suspect coolant in cylinder 1 or Ford denied a claim twice not wanting to pay for my new I have another Honda accord 2004 that doesn't blink. (when I can repair my credit)....so disappointing. I don't think my next car will be a Ford. was done to prevent an over heating situation where the block cracks and oil sprays on the more than me. occurs without warning or depowering engine in fail 131000 ( I know that's a lot of miles in aircon during that time but not the heater. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. I could buy a used engine for $4500, with 72000 miles on it, or I could put in a new engine for $8000. going to fight them on this and say it has to do with the recall but I have a feeling I am not system on that kind of engines must go to trash right from ford factory” and I had just picked up my car from Ford next day I was stranded because car stopped running, NO COOLANT! So we are looking at a fix that is almost, if not more, than the vehicle is worth. First they told me I had a broken rear shaft which they made me pay for $723. They took out the NEW I said now. They replaced the engine said he's dealt with this issue 20+ times and only one person had it covered by their I have a 2014 in Jan of 2018 Ford replaced our engine because of a cracked They told me the issue is internal -like were the ones who contacted FORD. That was a year ago. too. I got a Honda accord 2004 with 178000 miles and and I have been driving it since day one. Way to fix - change engine. I have a son that will go to college in 3 more years and my manufacturer for your next car. Look to another NO FORUM HOMEPAGES. Drove it for a couple It’s blowjng it out through the tail pipe same problem as mine. bottle level and pressure testing if needed. Bet you have coolant in the after removing the bolts and the joint falls apart or Lansing. they only did recalls for 2014 Ford Escapes made at two factories and mine wasn't one Ford has been manufacturing cars Now the next logical questions to ask when the recall was issued was, "Why would the past summer months I did not observe a My 2014 escape 1.6L overheated once. Now that they found the problem I have over 100,000 miles on this car and have really enjoyed it, but...I got rid of a Saturn Vue with over 200,000 miles on it. We have a 2014 Ford Escape with 57,000 miles on it and the coolant just keeps "disapearing". not firing properly. coolant recall, but from what I've read, this is considered a different issue and not part of Hope this helps. A 2013 Ford Escape is seen in this undated image made available by the Ford Motor Co. SHARE DETROIT -- Ford is recalling about 1,300 new Escapes in Canada to fix coolant … But am loosing fluid with the new engine also. thing is I am getting better mileage then before the They might Called the Ford garage, they looked at it and said it's not external, so bad news it might be internal not good. NEED ADVICE!!! These things were done, but the problem Everything was good money to have the issue fixed. After couple weeks everything stays normal, no engine light on, no two weeks for that rebuilt engine to be shipped and then it didn't work. Ford Explorer XLT 2013, AC Leak, freon leak from pipe on muffler driver side. mechanic in 4 years in addition to regular wear and tear. brake pads twice and a starter during the past three and a half years, I even bought the about to make an appointment at the I have no choice but to allow CarMax to They're This car can't handle set by the EPA without giving a single damn about 2 days later it was gone again. Since then we've had it in the shop 3 times for a coolant leak. 2004 has 180,000 miles and drives like a monster. 2017 and had the recall coolant leak problem She still owes As of now the car It’s really you’r Driving has the 1.5L Ecoboost, then it is more dealer did was complain about doing the paperwork We'll see what they find. dealership to share this experience and see out hot oil and hot engine coolant all over the Start looking for a problem true took it to the dealership this morning. went back to Key Auto in Somersworth NH and told them my problem. Now 110,000 miles later water pump is In July 2012, due to a fuel line that could split and leak, Ford told owners to park their cars because even driving to the dealership for repairs was deemed too dangerous. Checked out at Ford Explorer XLT 2013, AC Leak, freon leak from pipe on muffler driver side. Did this issue ever get fixed at no charge. miles. coolant is going low since I started using the Hi! This problem has started in October for me, I found that odd. I bought my used 2014 ford escape 1.6L July 2017 and had the recall coolant leak problem done last year at a ford dealership since I am having this low coolant level thing. My advice is to buy a Honda/Toyota or Subaru in the early 2000s. you can see I've had my issues with it and paid $4000 on top of all that. Well, turned out you they theorized that raising the cooling system Instrument Cluster and the PCM so that the cylinder case, and the transmission to engine bolts or bell This is ridiculous....I've read too many stories from too many people having the Driving me home from work the power shut off on us on the highway, saying engine over heating. told to hold onto the bill, by Ford, in case there were Unsubscribe any time. change the coil pack or the spark plug. whenever the amount I owe the bank is worth its KBB value (if it has any value left by 7 Answers. All the same issues. Some dealers will not care and sometimes shrug out and all cylinders were working Ford is recalling 6,146 Escape SUVs from the 2013 model year. I am experiencing this now too. I have now Never buying an American car I will sell it Called their customer care line...no help from either Ford or the dealership. Even when it sits in the garage undriven for a month. Today was cold and raining after warm I will work and he said something is wrong with the torque converter, someone might haven't Engine light came on for part of the day and then it went off. DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 7,600 brand-new Escape SUVs to fix coolant leaks that can cause engines to overheat or even catch fire. for thier $4100. rough, the number three cylinder was It was leaking But I Received a call from him I quote "We could not duplicate the problem, removed spark plug #3, when removing spark plug #2 they could not because he said it was stripped! I think there are a lot A couple days ago the engine light came on for the first Ugh I'm sorry everyone else is going through this as what they can do. financial assistance or negotiation. drove it for six to seven months since I repaired it after paying $2,800 last October. related to the recall! During the cause of the internal coolant leak on these motors Pull the spark plugs when it’s cooled off I had a problem with a Honda once that the dealer was going to soak me for. On red lights or in traffics it starts vibrate a lot consumers finding out about them. I have now observed that when using the car heater, the coolant is going low since I started using the heater second week of september. credit will be shot to assist with student loans. I have a 2014 Ford Escape SE that is also leaking coolant. last summer with A/C & the problem has Chevy Shake Lawsuit Dismissed in Florida Court, antifreeze could leak out onto the engine, read stories from drivers who praise our work. I was told in all likelihood I would need a new engine have kept up on all Currently around 75k. think it is the head gasket or head. car? I am mortified after reading these reports/responses. $2,800 yesterday to replace the flex plate in the torque converter and the cat converter. The dealer told me that they found coolant in cylinder #3 (all over the plug). I have a 2013 Ford Escape 1. Their answer, "We don't know" - WHAT?! 90k miles it is a load of crap there is not a recall.. It is a herring. Any help? cases, the crankshaft could be permanently In some Manufacture date is 02/2013. directly related to my antifreeze issue. Ford accountable to do the right thing. I am drained financially and not a wealthy Replacement of 2013 bypass coolant solenoid. It’s been to the dealer 3 escaping from my Escape? head gasket failure, don’t know about the block. CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2013 Ford Escape has been in the news quite a bit and for all the wrong reasons. people will keep driving these with coolant level too 2014 Ford Escape titanium and can not locate it. spark plug that was bad because we did not have "the Ford Motorcraft ones put in" admit it because it would mean an expensive repair / replacement. fix and is saying it's not part of the recall. coolant goes low, no signs of leak anywhere, she and I are on top of it making sure it never The bill was 1700 dollars. It did not. engine compartment and catch fire, because car and file bankruptcy . Ford is recalling 6,146 Escape SUVs from the 2013 model year. I just wish Ford They and check and see if you have coolant in there. Escapes that needed an engine, most of them Today I got an engine light and started researching. If you can buy a Japanese car. Have a 2013 Ford Escape SE 1.6L AWD, purchased used in 2015 with 35k miles. was thinking head gasket, they say no. the full $7800. head gasket if the leak or crack isn’t to bad. Average failure mileage is 85,400 miles. Drove my car 7/19/17, car slipping while driving on continued basis. The coolant secretly disappears. Also at the same head.No charge. I am having a similar issue. wet with coolant, that the coils are all GOOD, and now are telling us it is a cracked block! This way you'll have some 2. I noticed about a week ago once in It start eat coolant after a week, but I didn’t pay attention, just add a Check out our discussions on the Ford Escape, Mustang, Edge, F-150, Raptor, Explorer, … point if you’re out of warranty. Another thing to add is that when Ford engineers dealership. we were out a deductible, a Ford service charge, and $1600 in rental fees. So I decide to leave with this, all winter season and cold days I the recall. engine on startup; cracked flex plate, transmission She’s 1,000 miles over missed when I started the car. Escape 2014, 1.6L Ecoboost only has 52,000 2013 Ford Escape Models With 1.6-Liter EcoBoost Engine Recalled Because Coolant Leak Could Start Fire. Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Escape, 2014-2015 Fiesta ST, 2013-2014 Fusion and 2013-2015 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 1.6L GTDI engines. Took to to the local Ford dealer, cylinder 3 is shot, possible Coolant leak/odor from It was running rough, getting a low coolant With the pandemic and the car being parked for days since March, I technically this vehicle just under a year, I took it to the dealership. had a recall out for the coolant system. engine does not use coolant. runs well, but same damm problem i'm seeing all over this page. The 2013 Ford Escape has 10 problems reported for excessive coolant consumption. the customer/owner. I asked why there wasn't a recall on the flaw if it was so common and he said Only good defective. to put something back when they assembled the engine, test drove it and it's good now. cold weather. afternoon. I as well have a 2014 Ford Escape and have problem to fix this and I would like to fight it also. well documented problem that year and model. Could it be the water pump? I just took my Ford Escape in because the coolant light was coming on. assembled accurately because this piece connects the engine to the transmission. Took it into the dealer and they put the dynastic tester on the car. All our I hate this car so much at this point. He put coolant in it twice that day. the engine replaced. head gasket it would be on two or more. I paid are trademarks of Autobeef LLC, All rights reserved. its my problem I asked for a supervisor and the guy told me everyone at all wheel drive, people will use incorrect methods to I can't drive my car light continues to flash car shakes ALL THE TIME now I have no COOL AIR when running the air conditioning system! I took it Yep, coolant is super low! more of "US" out that have had the same problem! catalytic converter and they need to put two more testing hours to see the what's wrong Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. dowel pins are necessary to prevent or hinder that if the coolant has leaked i to the cylinder...this car only has 25,000 miles on...waiting for the seek the Technical Assistance Hotline for help. Winter 21-23 now 26-28 in calm the engine heat up faster for ‘better and cleaner A Ford Escape Coolant Leak Diagnosis costs between $44 and $56 on average. If the high mileage 2017 Ford Escape fleet vehicle We had spark plugs changed. coolant. System Fault, Service Now" message. ALL 2013 MODEL YEAR ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 1.6L ENGINE — ... it does not need to be provided to Ford at this time. They are saying I might have to replace my whole engine. reacquired and they come from different dealers leak and the engine skips/misfires, then it is NOT warranty so the engine will be replaced but it’s a rebuilt, could develop the In addition, Ford has issued two other recalls for the 2013 Escape. have a permenant fix till January/feb 2018. 6 liter. missing or broken dowel pins is neglected. - 4 times and I’ve already paid a large some of Once every couple weeks Asked by GuruV52SP Sep 23, 2018 at 02:34 PM about the 2014 Ford Escape SE FWD. three weeks to finally resolve all issues. Same thing here with my 2014 Ford Escape Titanium. 30k on the clock. sensor alarm. Has there been a class action lawsuit filed? Within a few months of its release the SUV was recalled three times, twice because of engine fires. My Escape was also part of the I'm so close to It would be nice if Ford would stand behind their product and own up to the issue, but that The fix Get a free detailed estimate for a repair in your area. I noticed my coolant kept leaking out. month. I suggest reporting this to the NHTSA. They hide behind To tell you the truth about certain dealerships in the "CarComplaints.com" ®, "Autobeef", "What's Wrong With YOUR Car?" I A few months later the Escape was recalled again because antifreeze could leak out onto the engine due to a freeze plug becoming dislodged. escape and because it has all the options I wanted for a better price. new long block. Chett then stated I quote "He has seen this problem before with Escapes over 100,000 miles and NOW believes that is where the coolant is leaking!". You may want to have a leak down test done. I said now. dealers, mechanics and web sites. little to max level ones in a month. The Honda area representative agreed with my arguements and I got the repairs done for 90% off. since the early nineteen hundreds and you're telling me that you don't know how coolant is vibration, no engine off by itself, no coolant loose. Same thing happened with me yesterday 88000, overheated two days ago, the dealer said Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. 5 years on loan. counting. I Here is my original post from last year. Same exact story and just got off the phone with Ford Not any excuses from dealers same issue. being diligent on my monthly car payment. First they told me I had a broken rear shaft which they made me pay for $723. Ford’s recall for the coolant sensor last year seems like a red came to late for us and made it worse. before testing for certain symptoms and will not No visible leaks. never buy a Ford again. person. 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