Ford Escape 2012 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Escape 2012 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Best used compact SUV?

Answered by CarsGuide 12 Aug 2016

You will get great value and a classy car in the Suzuki Grand Vitara. The CR-V also goes well and is slightly better value than a RAV4.

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Ford Escape 2012: Coolant and brake fluid replacement

Answered by CarsGuide 5 Oct 2015

If it's not on the service schedule, in the owner's manual, then it's not necessary. Lots of dealers are trying to fluff-up on their servicing to improve their profits, including replacing the likes of coolant and brake fluid at inflated prices.


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Ford Escape 2012: Dripping oil after service

Answered by CarsGuide 13 Dec 2013

It's unlikely, but you could drain the oil and refill it with the correct volume of oil and see if it goes away. But I would take it to a mechanic and have them tell you what the problem is.

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Mazda waited a week for recall

Mazda waited a week for recall

13 Nov 2012 · by Joshua Dowling

Mazda’s slogan might be “zoom zoom” but it took seven days longer than Ford to announce an identical recall for a jammed throttle -- for a car made on the same production line.Mazda is recalling 26, ...

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Ford recalls close to 9000 SUVs

Ford recalls close to 9000 SUVs

5 Nov 2012 · by Stuart Martin

The Australian car maker has issued the safety recall for 8798 of its imported Escape - models with the 3-litre V6 with cruise control only - built between November 1st 2001 and February 1st 2006, ...

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Ford Escape 2007: Another cracked wheel

Answered by CarsGuide 23 Nov 2007

IN DEFENCE of Ford, it sometimes happens that an owner will hit a kerb or a hole in the road and damage the wheel, but they should check the wheel themselves to verify if the crack has been caused by driver error or not. That they dismissed your claim without checking isn't good enough, even if your car is out of warranty. It's even more disappointing that they have chosen not to act when the dealer supports your claim. If the dealer is prepared to make a report on its findings I would use it and pursue Ford for compensation.

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