About to take car in for this when received recall notice. I Researched This Problem Online And Found That It Is Extremely Common With 2008 escapes. While Driving Approximately 5 Mph On Normal Road Conditions, The Transmission Began To Shift Improperly. Additionally, the gears do not seem to catch between 50-65mph. With the aid of an assistant, rotate the front tires a minimal of 3 times in the same direction. Service Manager Admitted That The Leak Most Likely Would Have Started While Still Under Warranty But Could Not Go Back.
The oil is already boiling out of the unit, sticking to the undercarriage of your car, then dripping down on the floor. It led to my digital display being inaccurate for the next 1000 miles. Vehicle Leaked Large Puddle Of Transmission Fluid Under Right Front Passenger Side. The magnetic fill plug was crusted with 2mm or so of magnetic material. He kept it over the weekend to look everything over. I pumped the clutch to see if that would help, but it didn't.
In July, the car did start making a significant amount more engine noise. Sept 07, 2009 2008 ford escape: Failure Mileage 21,775. Viewers understand that anything contained in this video or linked to or from this video is the sole responsibility of the viewer and in no way provides an express or implied warranty as to the safety or effectiveness of any linked tool, product, or video. The Transmission Has Started To Fail And Slip Out Of Gear On Highways And Rural Roads. There was a 2011 Ford Edge doing the same thing before me! Unfortunately, there's no way to know and we all have to assess our own risk levels. First, you should use a commercial grade car lift. No charge 24194 km Repaired leak from from left axle seal.
I Called The Dealer And Took It In For Them To Check Because Transmission Issues Were Supposed To Be Covered Under The powertrain Warranty. Replacing the metal washer should only be done when you change the oil in your Escape, fortunately the video above shows how to fix the minor leak in the interim. Let up on gas, gradually sped up, and problem was gone. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Aside from the obvious, Power Steering Pump resevoir; and depnding on the model year and engine, typically the location is on driver's side down low. The dealer said it reprogrammed the transmission and repaired a small fluid leak.
We do not tow with the vehicle. Sometimes It Shifts Violently And Jerks The Entire Vehicle Forward. Returned to dealer on Jan 3. Dealer replaced intermediate shaft seal under warranty. I believe blwnsmoke would be able to confirm or correct that.
I told him he was full of it. Something Needs To Be Done About This. Thanks for this write-up guys, the video is really helpful. The Synpower had a screw on nozzle tip. The Contact Activated The Cruise Control Once The Vehicle Reached 60 Mph And The Vibrating Ceased. The Vehicle Was Taken To An Authorized Dealer For Diagnostic Testing.
Its called Fuchs, Titan zh 5364 B. Aug 19, 2009 Transmission Fluid Leak. I hope you filled it when the car was level and not on ramps! It Is Automatic But Seems To Act Like A Stick Shift. Well, went to baseline all of the oils today since we recently purchased this 2014 Explorer Sport. This means that in order to drain the old fluid, it requires using a fluid extraction pump. Jan 14, 2009 Total Transmission Cooler Failure At 48,000 Miles.
Haven't pulled the fill plug on the Flex yet to see. Its easier after its been driven since the oil is thinner and will contain more suspended particles. I imagine your 2016 would have the drain plug as well. So that's why I'll give that a shot first. I noticed my Escape was leaking fluid took it to the Ford dealer it was the transfer case.
Drill and tap, extract, or displace it? Advised that the front sway bar links need replacing at the same time. Finally everything seemed to be fixed in a pretty half ass way. Dec 28, 2008 Transmission Issues. The oil should be there, slightly under the fill hole. Are these the redesigns you are talking about? Personally, I put my left front wheel up on a ramp to tilt the vehicle toward the drain hole , and removed the drain plug. I think I'll get it flushed every 50,000km. When I tried to put it into 1st gear, no go, I was then stuck in Neutral, no other gear would engage.
Again, at the same dealer, they drained the fluid and re-filled it. Tsb 08-5-7 Was Issued For This Exact Issue. I can't be sure though, since the ford parts system is thoroughly confusing. Took a short drive and it seems quieter and running better. Jan 19, 2009 I Have A 2008 ford escape That I Have Had Transmission Problems And When Put Into Rev.