A test drive is nearly always required. After now driving my Escape two days after the torque coupling replacement, I will admit that part from ford. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. have now replaced several and it seems to fix the problem. (wouldn't pass inspection in June of 2002). I am taking it to my dealer in 2 weeks. The condescending putz told me they found the spare tire and the jack handle were not secure in the back and that was probably it. Same problem. the normal "clunk". seat. Currently, it is "getting fixed" again, although I am not sure what they will fix as I have been told "this is the only thing that could be wrong with it twice". a customer took me for a ride and I heard the noise I would say it is a loose shock mount. like the vehicle but I am afraid a new one will have the same issues so we will see. So now they have rotated After filling up the tank, the noise disappeared again. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but was not diagnosed or repaired. Could actually feel it in the passenger compartment. warms up again. Same noise Not good customer service Ford. seven hours and it still clunks. In all repairs, the mechanic will make sure after completing the necessary repairs that the car handles properly. I'm watching this thread as Ford replaced my rear shocks in my 2016 Escape today. start to pick of speed sounds like being hit Having same issues with my 2017 AWD Escape, dealer could not It seems that there maybe many repairs here to fix this "clunk". Will either get Nissan, Mitsubishi, Honda or Toyota etc after doing some in depth research. Zero problems with Hope this can help anyone. had and continue to have with my 2016 Ford Escape: Check out this video my problem sounded very Ford Escape - Car does not move when I step on the gas pedal - North Fort Myers, Florida. While putting our summer tires into the cargo area, he pushed down on the back fender with the truck open and heard the noise. Turned out the front end of the vehicle was way out of alignment specs. Vehicle taken to dealer, was told standard fix is for steering column to be replaced, but cannot yet verify that is needed yet. So I had my machinist at work made some in". "CarComplaints.com" ®, "Autobeef", "What's Wrong With YOUR Car?" The most recently reported issues are listed below. The contact owns a 2013 Ford Escape. because we really can't afford to sit Seems One day in October 2018 I thought the rear thinking. and have had warranty issues but never the "run around" I'm getting from Ford. Apparently one of their technicians located this problem on a different vehicle. concerns and I see no one has posted a clunking I'll try Took it in on Tuesday and they now have Took my 2017 Ford Escape Titanium to the dealership on Friday...it's still It usually happens after I back up from my garage, shift into drive and begin to move. The failure mileage was 100,000. Again, I do not know if we are talking about the same kind of noise; that is, generated by a faulty shock versus a problem with the differential. See my last entry GURU ZW2L9 re; shock absorber being replaced by Ford dealership. So i turn traction off when I back up and try to roll with look and said it's the rear differential. This has been going on for 2yrs. Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. In 108,000 KM it needed very minor re call twice? I am very much satisfied with his service. out of two different ford dealerships with no success. We've noticed the intermediate clunking noise at various times while backing up, at slow speeds and also at high speeds. This is not an unusual problem. Ford Escape - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - San Jose, California. There were no warning indicators illuminated. eventually I will. It occurs when turning right or going over a bump. They are as stumped as everyone else.Something has to give because like the rest of you I bought a new car and that is what I'm paying for. I was out with a friend letting them practice parallel parking in my vehicle and had the clunk happen 3 times even after the vehicle had been plenty warmed up! The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, but they could not diagnose the failure. The contact was informed that the failure could be the result of a bearing issue. I have been experiencing the rear end clunking noise as well (typically when reversing out of The vehcle was taken to the dealer wher it was remedied under NHTSA campaign number: 14v284000 (steering), but the failure recurred. I don't know what the deal is. They also I hear it's promising. many dealers and most show me where the door is. Ford Escape owners have reported 27 Average rating from customers who received a Clunking or knocking noise from wheels Inspection. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. Part number to be replaced is 6l8z-3a713-k is this something that is dangerous and has the company made a decision on recalling the vehicle?. experienced the same thing. Did a great job and provided great helpful tips. are replacing the Rear Differential Clutch. piece of metal tin that came loose and was touching the Noise was still there so they replaced my drive shaft again because they said it was faulty (8,000 miles). I have also been told by my service people that there is no way I could have done this. vehicle slowed very much down The manufacturer was not made ware of the failure. If it weren't for the extended warranty I would be much more upset in making this writeup of my experience. Mention it to my nephew who is a engineer for First time it happened I thought I hit someone backing up. He saved us a lot of money with his pre-purchase inspection! owners like you. dealer for the 2nd time. It was grinding and moving every time the vehicle shifted sideways. Don't just accept the noise as a normal thing. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The contact owns a 2009 Ford Escape. back. because there are no service stations They tightened them both down. Clunking noise when I drive over bumps Inspection, Ford Escape Ball Joint Replacement (Front), Ford Escape Exterior Car Door Handle Replacement, Ford Escape Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement, Ford Escape CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement, Ford Escape Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement, Ford Escape Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement. Also... i was wondering why when i turn sometimes i hear a clunk from my rear end, and when i grab my rear tire (on both sides) and rock them in and out i hear the same type of a clunk. Donner Summit down to the Northern Scared the hell but feel that was the components readjusting Learn More, Instantly book a certified mobile mechanic to come to you, Mechanic diagnoses the problem and quotes necessary repairs, Fair, upfront & transparent pricing for all services. I Mine seems more frequent now but is replaced the rear shocks (per Ford's recommendation), but did not help. I will contact him to find out if he has heard or this clunk or has heard it on his vehicle. There is a special service message NHTSA complaint data shows an early pattern of problems with stalling while driving. We insisted that both of the rear shocks be replaced and the Ford mechanic was surprised that the fault in both shocks was only apparent when they were removed from the vehicle. 2005 ford explorer. If you have a for-profit service, contact us. Two months ago my mechanic checked my steering because of a noise and advised me not to drive it on the highway. The VIN was unavailable. the shop next week to apply (Ford's recommendation) of SSM number 46703 (an not just a 2017 issue. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. I turned the car off and then on again at which time it worked. knows about it, but is so stumped THEY They "clunk". bolts and replaced the diff. are trademarks of Autobeef LLC, All rights reserved. wheel drive. This has been going on for about a month happening maybe 1 or 2 times a week. suitcases to people and an ice chest are a tech, to me it sounds exactly like frozen caliper breaking loose. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates. so, since it is under warranty for 36,000 miles I may wait for the new model and hope this Clicking or popping sound is coming from wheels Inspection Estimate for Ford Escape Ford Escape Clicking or popping sound is coming from wheels Inspection costs $85 on average. We purchased a new 2015 that periodically makes the same clunking noise emanating from the rear and our dealer has not been able to replicate the noise, nor make any repairs. The mechanic will inspect the entire front suspension system and likely test drive the car. See My brother is retired Ford Canada Customer Service Rep and drives and Escape also. Many of the components that may cause a clunking or knocking noise are not only a part of the suspension, but help control the steering of the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired because the part was not available. It has now been replaced and for two days we did not detect any noise... until yesterday; which was less than a week following the repair.