2004 Ford Escape Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Ford Escape
- my vehicle is overheating excessively,fan in good condition
- Why does my Battery light come on and the headlights go from high to dim
- Drain lines clogged causing water to backflow behind the fuse box
- I just got an 04 Escape and the engine light came on before I got home.
- why does the suv lose power makes rpm go up and start o shake?
2004 Ford Escape Problems
The DPFE (differential pressure feedback EGR) sensor tends to fail. The DPFE sensor monitors function of the EGR valve by measuring pressure changes in the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system. Symptoms of a failing DPFE sensor are hesitation or stumbling when driving along with illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The common problem for ignition misfires are ignition coils going bad. Replacement of the bad ignition coil is necessary. These should be fixed as soon as a problem is detected. Otherwise the misfire can cause damage to other components.
AC cuts out when driving uphill. It seems like when I accelerate on the gas while the AC is on, the AC then stops blowing through the front vents and get rerouted to the dash vents next to the windsheild. Please assist.
2004 Ford Escape Questions
The light on the Battery comes on then goes off for a few days then it comes back on for a few minutes. Just replaced the battery and everyone I took it to said there is no problem
I drove my 2004 Ford escape and sometimes it loses power, the rpm goes up tried to take foot of gas paddle and put my foot back on to see if the rpm will go down but it doesn't then it starts to shake it happen once in a while not all the time its only happened like 3 to 4 times. but it only ...
2004 Ford Escape Recalls
Ford Escape models equipped with a V6 are being recalled because inadequate clearance between the engine cover and the speed control cable connector could result in a stuck throttle when the accelerator pedal is fully or almost fully depressed. This risk exists regardless of whether or not the speed control (cruise control) is used.
A stuck throttle may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop or slow the vehicle, which could result in a crash. Dealers will correct this concern by increasing the engine cover clearance. Remedy parts are expected to be available in mid-August. Until then, dealers will disconnect the speed control cable as an interim remedy if parts are not available at the time of an owner's service appointment. The Ford recall number is 12S37.
2004 Ford Escape Reviews
I absolutely think this vehicle is a homerun. It is big enough to carry all kinds of stuff, small enough to be economical, tall enough to haul through all kinds of snow or rain. It just seems to be a good all around vehicle. We have had ours for seven years with only front brakes being done and regular oil changes.
I bought it new in April '04 now has 207,445 miles on the V6 and still runs like new, no repairs outside of normal maintance.Thanks Ford
The wife and I bought a 6cyl Escape with the tow package brand new in 2004. It has over 100,000 miles and still runs strong. Had to replace the brakes and a couple of batteries, but an all around decent vehicle. In Florida it gets HOT. The transmission and oil coolers keep it running cool and smooth. Safe decent gas mileage and dependable.